keep your hand in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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keep your hand in

mainly UK to ​practise a ​skill often enough so that you do not ​lose the ​skill: I do a ​bit of ​teaching now and then just to ​keep my hand in.
(Definition of keep your hand in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep your hand in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 经常练习(以免技艺荒疏)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經常練習(以免技藝荒廢)…
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