hand in hand

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hand + in + hand


hand in hand (comparative more hand in hand, superlative most hand in hand)

  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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