come\ to\ hand


come\ to\ hand
v. phr.
To be received or obtained.

Father's letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today.

The new books came to hand today.

New information about the boy's disappearance came to hand yesterday.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • come to hand — verb be revealed or disclosed The truth finally came to light • Syn: ↑come to light • Hypernyms: ↑appear • Verb Frames: Something s * * * phrasal …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to hand — to be available easily and immediately Use whatever tools come to hand …   English dictionary

  • come to hand — verb a) To become available, often unexpectedly, or randomly. She fought off the intruder with whatever came to hand. b) To perform well, to come under control. Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of… …   Wiktionary

  • come to hand — {v. phr.} To be received or obtained. * /Father s letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today./ * /The new books came to hand today./ * /New information about the boy s disappearance came to hand yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to hand — {v. phr.} To be received or obtained. * /Father s letter was mailed from Florida last week and came to hand today./ * /The new books came to hand today./ * /New information about the boy s disappearance came to hand yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to hand — revealed or disclosed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come to hand — Be received …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To come to hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand — (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bag — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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