hand in hand

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hand + in + hand

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hand in hand (not comparable)

  1. Holding or clasping hands.
    The couple strolled down the sidewalk, hand in hand.
  2. (idiomatic) Naturally, ordinarily or predictably together; commonly having a correlation or relationship.
    The tendency to follow trends and explore one's sense of self goes hand in hand with being a teenager.
  3. (obsolete) Just; fair; equitable.
    • Shakespeare
      As fair and as good, a kind of hand in hand comparison.

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