a hand for (someone or something)(redirected from hand for one)
a hand for (someone or something)
1. Applause for someone or something. Let's have a hand for our fine opening act, The Dancing Dillard Sisters! Wonderful job, Jenn. Can we have a hand for Jenn, everyone?
2. Proficiency in some area or pursuit. I don't have a hand for assembling those delicate figurines—I'm just too clumsy.
3. A player in a card game. A: "We don't have enough players at the moment." B: "Right, we need a third hand for this game."
See also: hand
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