get a hand for (something)(redirected from got a hand for something)
get a hand for (something)
To receive applause for something. All of you parents should get a hand for how well you've raised your kids. It's been a long time since we've had such a talented, ambitious group of graduates. Starling deserves to get a hand for his masterful performance in the film. Hopefully, the Oscars come calling.
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