whip hand


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whip hand

(in driving horses) the hand holding the whip
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Former champions Hemlington and Stockton Buffs have both struggled this season but this time it was Hemlington who had the whip hand as they rekindled their rivalry, winning 25-15 to boost their bragging rights.
My reading of what has so far been published, though I could of course be MISTAKEN, is that the developers are to be given the whip hand over the planners.
Two hundred attendees browsed and received beauty treatments specifically for redheads from vendors Pureology, Whip Hand Cosmetics, Incoco, Susan Ciminelli and Prescriptives.
We simply can't afford to give politicians the whip hand to hold over a cowering Press.
The theme that the world needs Iranian oil and that the Islamic Republic therefore holds the whip hand has been a popular one with officials, despite official rhetoric denouncing western countries for their "arrogance" in trying to use the whip hand on other countries.
It was not pretty, but they won almost every ball at the rucks, though Aberavon's strong pack scrummaged well with props Neil White and Anthony Edwards holding the whip hand.
If the European airlines can close down particularly in countries like Germany, I'm afraid we are simply going to have to live with extreme weather and decide whether we want to pay these very large increases in air fares which will surely follow or simply accept the fact that mother nature has the whip hand.
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE bagged the Panmure Gordon Stockbroking Fillies'' Handicap at Sandown with a smart type in Leocorno last year and he again holds the whip hand with Marie De Guise.
Nokia's latest patent strike against Apple underscores the changing dynamics of the cell phone market, with the sector leader no longer holding the whip hand over rivals in terms of product development.
The lack of PFI expertise among the public sector procurement teams is resulting in poor negotiating with bidders who often have the whip hand.
But then perhaps the President could put forward someone who knows how to lead institutions that need a whip hand.