have sth in hand Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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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.
(Definition of have sth in hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have sth in hand”
in Chinese (Simplified) …在掌握中, 拥有…
in Chinese (Traditional) …在掌握中, 擁有…
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