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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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As for 'buying' influence, can anybody put hand on heart and tell me that all those Tory businessmen did not reap their reward in peerages, knighthoods and gongs?
I can't put hand on heart and tell anyone that Britain is the best place to have a horse trained.
Can the council honestly put hand on heart and say Weoley Castle ruins, Blakesley Hall, Soho House, Aston Hall and Sarehole Mill are worth this kind of money?
Liaqat Shabab stressed the high ups of the department to put hand on big defaulters so as to achieve the recovery targets.
It's a booming business, he says, and there's no shortage of investors willing to put hand on wallet and judgement to the test.
At that stage the police tried to put hand restraints on him but they were no match for him so me and four others moved to hold him down and restrain him.
The difference here is my members being asked to put hand in the pocket with no guarantee.
Arguably, I was plain stupid to open the door; then again, long before I put hand to latch, my antennae sussed out the situation and made a judgement call - luckily, the right one.
And it is with a tear that I put hand to computer for this last time.
You have to put hand on heart and work hard to deliver for the partner exactly what they want out of it.
But can they put hand on heart and say the Wolverhampton stewards' action had nothing whatsoever to do with the gamble?
David Evans, Timmy Steele and Kevin Scott put Hand 3-1 up, Michael Edwards on target for the visitors.