hand in hand


In cooperation, jointly, as in Industrial growth and urbanization often go hand in hand. This phrase, often put as go hand in hand with, was first recorded in 1576.

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How to use hand in hand in a sentence

  • Side by side on the low sofa, two women, hand-in-hand, had been sobbing out their grief to one another.

    The New Tenant | E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Hand-in-hand he and Rebecca visited the grave-yard, where slept the remains of her loved parents.

  • It was unmistakably a symptom that something of his old passion for her had been revived; duty and desire ran hand-in-hand.

  • In another minute the greeting of father and son was accomplished, and the two were walking hand-in-hand towards the house.

    Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
  • When the ladies withdrew, Adriana and Myra walked out together hand-in-hand.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli