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Meaning of "a high hand" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A HIGH HAND

a high hand play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A HIGH HAND

a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a full plate
a good few
a good one
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a hollow leg
a home from home
A horizon
a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark

WORDS THAT END LIKE A HIGH HAND

a free hand
a heavy hand
at first hand
at hand
at second hand
by hand
come to hand
first hand
from hand to hand
hand
hand in hand
hat in hand
helping hand
in hand
on hand
out of hand
second hand
take in hand
the upper hand
to hand
upper hand

Synonyms and antonyms of a high hand in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a high hand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A HIGH HAND

Find out the translation of a high hand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a high hand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a high hand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高手
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una mano alta
570 millions of speakers

English

a high hand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक उच्च हाथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يد عالية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

высокая рука
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma mão alta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি উচ্চ হাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

haut la main
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tangan yang tinggi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine hohe Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

高飛車な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

높은 손
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tangan dhuwur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một tay cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு உயர் கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक उच्च हात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yüksek bir el
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una mano alta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wysoka ręka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

висока рука
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o mână mare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα υψηλό χέρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n hoë hand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en hög hand
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en høy hånd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a high hand

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A HIGH HAND»

The term «a high hand» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A HIGH HAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a high hand

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A HIGH HAND»

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Helen with the High Hand
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Arnold Bennett, 2005
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About Online Poker:
The sets may overlap: for example, in seven-card stud played high-low split, a player dealt 7-7-6-4-4-3-2 can play a high hand of 77-4-4-6 (two pair, sevens and fours) and a low hand of 7-6-4-3-2 (seven-high). Note that bluffs can be especially ...
Nicolae Sfetcu, 2014
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Poker World:
The sets may overlap: for example, in seven-card stud played high-low split, a player dealt 7-7-6-4-4-3-2 can play a high hand of 77-4-4-6 (two pair, sevens and fours) and a low hand of 7-6-4-3-2 (seven-high). Note that bluffs can be especially ...
Nicolae Sfetcu, 2014
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Championship Omaha
However, say that a player who you think is on a high hand leads at the pot and only one or two others call but they don't raise. In this case, your hand may be worth an overcall, mainly because one of the callers may have a weaker low, or at ...
Cloutier/McEvoy, T.J. Cloutier & Tom McEvoy, 2013
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Poker Player's Bible
In seven-stud/8 the best high hand and the best qualifying low hand split the pot. In order for a low hand to qualify, it must contain five unpaired cards with the rank of eight or lower. No qualifier is required for a high hand, which ensures there's ...
Lou Krieger, 2006
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High-Low-Split Poker, Seven-Card Stud and Omaha ...
Thus, when you play a high hand, you have to be very sure that it is the best high hand out. If you are the high hand and are playing heads up against a low hand, you sometimes will have to make a tough decision about folding on fifth street.
Ray Zee, 1994
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Poker For Dummies
If you have a high hand, you need to bet and raise early and often to make it as expensive as possible for anyone drawing to a low hand to play against you. After all, you want to avoid splitting the pot. You'd also like to avoid the indignity of an ...
Richard D. Harroch, Lou Krieger, 2011
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The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle
If you have a high hand, you aren't going to drop when the low man raises, unless another player showing a high hand also raises. Often the half share from a high/ low game is larger than the entire pot of a winner-take-all game. The largest ...
Stewart Wolpin, 1990
9
Casino Gambling For Dummies
Betting is the same as in Seven-Card Stud, with five action-packed rounds. This game can yield monster-sized pots because some people are betting their low hand, while others are betting on a high hand. As always, your starting cards are  ...
Kevin Blackwood, 2011
10
Internet Poker: How to Play and Beat Online Poker Games
But if you make the only low hand by Fifth or Sixth Street, along with a chance to improve to a high hand as well, you have half the pot already won against opponents who hold high-only hands. You can now bet or raise with complete safety.
Lou Krieger, Kathleen Keller Watterson, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A HIGH HAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a high hand is used in the context of the following news items.
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'I feel confident because I'm the best player in the world': LeBron …
“He's one of the best shooters in our league,” said Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson. “Coach preach to us every night, have a high hand, ... «fox8.com, Jun 15»
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Poker proof of beginner's luck as man beats pros to win $116000
Deuce-to-seven low, or just "low poker", is almost the direct opposite of standard poker in that a high hand loses. "I said 'Oh my god!' because ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jun 15»
3
2015 MLB Draft Preview: What if the Mets didn't sign Michael …
He has a great eye at the plate to go along with a smooth, simple swing that should generate some power thanks to a high hand setup. «Amazin' Avenue, Jun 15»
4
The Mirage Relaunches Its Poker Room As Nevada Tournament …
The promotions at the Mirage poker room include a high hand bonus where players receive $500 for a royal flush, $200 for a straight flush, and ... «US Poker, May 15»
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Things are heating up in the Arizona poker scene
When a player gets a high hand, all live games are splashed for the same amount the player wins on the wheel spin. BLUE WATER RESORT: ... «Ante Up Magazine, May 15»
6
Buhari's resolve to pursue peace in terror troubled Nigeria first
Rather, pursuing the foe with a high hand on one hand and disconnecting the plug that triggers people to radicalism on the other hand may be ... «spyghana.com, May 15»
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President-elect Buhari's Choices in Combating Terrorism and …
Rather, pursuing the foe with a high hand on one hand and disconnecting the plug that triggers people to radicalism on the other hand may be ... «African Herald Express, May 15»
8
Benefit Bike Run for young mother fighting cancer - Whitney Madison
The event will include a high hand contest with a buy in hand of $10 with additional cards for $5 as part of the benefit bike run paying for first ... «Miami News Record, Apr 15»
9
Scouting the California League: Notes from Lancaster & Modesto
He'll maintain strong posture through his takeaway, with a high hand set that keeps migrating north as he rocks and kicks. The hand break ... «Minor League Ball, Apr 15»
10
Three swing styles
On the backswing, you reach a high hand position. To this end, you need to take the club back on a steep plane. On the downswing, you flatten ... «Korea Times, Apr 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. A high hand [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-high-hand>. Jan 2019 ».
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