OT1H


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on the one hand

From one particular point of view. (Typically followed by "on the other hand," highlighting a second, conflicting point of view.) I'm really torn. On the one hand, I'd be starting a high-paying job doing what I've always wanted for a living; but on the other hand, I'd have to move halfway around the world from all my friends and family to do it.
See also: hand, on, one

on the one hand

Also, on one hand. As one point of view, from one standpoint. This phrase is often paired with on the other hand to indicate two sides of an issue. For example, On the one hand this car is expensive; on the other hand, it's available and we need it right now . [First half of 1600s]
See also: hand, on, one

on the one hand

and OT1H
phr. & comp. abb. one thing to consider is.... OT1H, U R on time, but you forgot to sign in.
See also: hand, on, one

OT1H

verb