out of somebody's hands

out of (one's) hands

Not within one's control. I submitted my application, so it's really out of my hands now. Now that the jury is deliberating, the case is out of our hands.
See also: hand, of, out

ˌout of somebody’s ˈhands

no longer in the control of or the responsibility of somebody: I’m afraid the matter is now out of my hands. You’ll have to write to the Area Manager.
See also: hand, of, out