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the upper hand

noun [S] uk   us  
C2 If you have the upper hand, you have more power than anyone else and so have control: After hours of fierce negotiations, the president gained/got/had the upper hand.
Translations of “the upper hand”
in Chinese (Traditional) 上風, 有利位置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上风, 有利位置…
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