whip hand


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whip hand

n.
1. A dominating position; an advantage.
2. The hand in which a whip is held.

whip hand

n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (in driving horses) the hand holding the whip
2. advantage or dominating position
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Noun1.whip hand - position of advantage and controlwhip hand - position of advantage and control  
favorable position, favourable position, superiority - the quality of being at a competitive advantage
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whip hand

n to have the whip hand (over sb)avere il predominio (su qn)
References in classic literature ?
Sheldon still held the whip hand, and he intended to keep it.
OPINION He painted a paranoid vision of a country where the "black man will have the whip hand over the white man" and elderly white women are taunted by black children in the streets.
The Government is determined to give managers the whip hand in disputes.
The ex-Girls Aloud star, 33, proved she has the whip hand in her new solo career as she performed a racy set in thigh-high latex boots with matching bra, pants and gloves.
But the kind of whip hand that the Toryled government have introduced is a sanctions machine lacking in any compassion.
The second period was very much a repeat of the first with Merthyr holding the whip hand, but Clevedon pulled a goal back on 61 minutes when a counterattack was finished off by Omari Sims.
Neither Manchester City nor Liverpool are able to make the same commitment but with Ajax prepared to blood him in the Eredivisie, they hold the whip hand.
that money has not yet been paid over from the ACE to the city so the ACE has actually got the whip hand over the City for that money.
As to the financing of the stadium, with Nama holding the whip hand my instincts are that the die is cast in favour of an instant-profit housing development.
Former champions Hemlington and Stockton Buffs have both struggled this season but this time it was Hemlington who had the whip hand as they rekindled their rivalry, winning 25-15 to boost their bragging rights.
My reading of what has so far been published, though I could of course be MISTAKEN, is that the developers are to be given the whip hand over the planners.
DETROIT, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Detroit-based beauty brand, Whip Hand Cosmetics, will be taking their "Beauty Made in Detroit" cosmetics and skincare products to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami as the Official Makeup Sponsor of the Dolores Cortes 2014 Runway Show.