the upper hand | Vocabulary



This page is about the idiom the higher hand


If you have the upper hand, you have the advantage or you happen to be in the stronger position in a contest or a conflict.

For example

  • With a person race to go, the Ferrari crew has the upper hand. If they get a person of the leading a few destinations in the final race, they will acquire this year’s title.
  • For lots of several years Yahoo was the leading research engine, but for the previous couple yrs Google has had the higher hand.

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