hand in glove Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “hand in glove” in the English Dictionary

"hand in glove" in British English

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hand in glove

(US also hand and glove) working together, often to do something ​dishonest: It was ​rumoured at the ​time that some of the ​gangs were ​working hand in ​glove with the ​police.
(Definition of hand in glove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hand in glove" in Business English

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hand in gloveadverb

uk   us   ( US also hand and glove)
if you ​workhand in glove with someone, you ​work together very closely: The ​generalmanager at the Scottish ​plant, will ​workhand in glove with UK ​managingdirector in London. The lieutenant ​governor can ​workhand and glove with the new ​administration to make sure that the ​rightbills get put ​forward.
(Definition of hand in glove from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hand in glove”
in Chinese (Simplified) 密切合作(常指干坏事), 相勾结…
in Chinese (Traditional) 密切合作(常指幹壞事), 相勾結…
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