whip hand


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whip hand

(in driving horses) the hand holding the whip
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OPINION He painted a paranoid vision of a country where the "black man will have the whip hand over the white man" and elderly white women are taunted by black children in the streets.
The Government is determined to give managers the whip hand in disputes.
Neither Manchester City nor Liverpool are able to make the same commitment but with Ajax prepared to blood him in the Eredivisie, they hold the whip hand.
that money has not yet been paid over from the ACE to the city so the ACE has actually got the whip hand over the City for that money."
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.
The Whip Hand's vaguely electronic opening riff hints at a different direction but once the synth-heavy chorus kicks in, the tone is very much established.
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.