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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)

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hand in gloveadverb

uk   us   US also hand and glove
if you work hand in glove with someone, you work together very closely: The general manager at the Scottish plant, will work hand in glove with UK managing director in London. The lieutenant governor can work hand and glove with the new administration to make sure that the right bills 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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