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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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Declan, from Middlesbrough, North Yorks, posted the footage to social media with the caption: "I can't believe the Rose Woman just shot her hand down Abbie's t**s."
"We would urge the courts to hand down the toughest possible sentences to people who attack our staff.
"'Did you at any time put your hand down her jeans?" asked Miss Hudson.
"Therefore we are left with no choice but to hand down the maximum sentences" he added.
How can a judge sit there and hand down such a weak sentence?
Too many judges today hand down life sentences with a rider, that the convicted person should serve a minimum number of years, but that's not life, is it?
Water rage: 'Left hand down a bit, no, right hand down, no, full ahead, I mean full astern.