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have sth in hand

to have something well organized or under control: The police have the situation in hand. How come there's a problem? I thought you had everything in hand . mainly UK If you have something in hand, you have not yet used it and it is still available: I had enough money in hand to buy a new car.
Translations of “have sth in hand”
in Chinese (Traditional) …在掌握中, 擁有…
in Chinese (Simplified) …在掌握中, 拥有…
(Definition of have sth in hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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