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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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Some countries have expressed their concerns saying the military aid provided to Lebanon might fall into the hands of Hizbullah which is considered the strongest armed party in Lebanon.
Summary: Washington - Polisario's fall into the hands of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) will increase the instability in a part of the world that is of great strategic value to the West," warned the online US newspaper, Dscriber.
So when all the politically correct, handwringing critics of the British government hand these terrorists their propaganda coup, I only hope that they never have the bad luck to fall into the hands of those they so willingly applaud.
Summary: Israel fears that some military aid granted to Lebanon by the United States may fall into the hands of Hezbollah, the Shiite armed-group with which it fought a war three years ago, Defense Minister
There had been fears its arms would fall into the hands of al Qaida-linked Somali insurgents.
Pakistan's nuclear materials could fall into the hands of Islamic militants as the country's instability deepens in the wake of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, some security experts fear.
INSTEAD of selling weapons that fall into the hands of terrorists - couldn't we restore peace to the world?
And because of that, my dream job is now out of reach and likely to fall into the hands of someone not inclined to revel in the obscurity of the job or celebrate its potential for serious slacking.
These homes then fall into the hands of the federal government only to have the cycle repeated when private developers purchase these homes on the public market.