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English definition of “ready to hand”

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ready to hand

UK
close to you and therefore available for use when necessary: The sheriff slept with his gun ready to hand under his pillow.
Translations of “ready to hand”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隨手可取, 隨時可用, 在手頭準備好…
in Chinese (Simplified) 随手可取, 随时可用, 在手头准备好…
(Definition of ready to hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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