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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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Dissidents claim these staff jobs are political rewards for caucus loyalists, who in turn hand down information from the central office to chapter leaders regarding day-to-day representation issues, but don't interact with the rank-and-file and have little interest in bringing workers into the fold.
If we do sell, the council will in their turn hand them over to the developers, who will either demolish or refurbish them, using the huge subsidies which they will receive from HMRI.
The lawyersfear that Sweden will in turn hand him over to the US.
The Government distributes science money among the seven research councils, which in turn hand out grants to deserving scientists and institutions.