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idioms involving hand
Get one's hands dirty
To do the actual work (as opposed to managing the workers)
Tadakuma-san doesn't sit behind his desk and give orders; he gets his hands dirty.
Lay one's hands on
To obtain something
Sakai-san couldn't afford
an MBA so she read every management textbook she could
lay her hands on.
Have one's hands full
To be very busy
As a single mother of two
children who is launching her second start-up business,
Okada-san has her hands full.
In safe hands
The museum was relieved to know that the stolen painting was in safe hands, having been found by the police.
Out of one's hands
To be no longer in control of something
After the two automakers merged, control of new car design was out of our hands.