have a hand in

have a hand in
be partly responsible for something

I think that she had a hand in getting her friend fired from her job.


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  • have a hand in — (doing something) to take part in an activity. We don t put our label on anything unless we have a hand in designing and producing it …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a hand in — (something) to be involved in something. The party was basically Kim s idea but I think Lisa had a hand in it too …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a hand in — index involve (participate), partake, participate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • have in hand — index hold (possess), own, possess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • have a hand in — phrasal : to exercise some control over have a hand in the management of the business : significantly influence or direct having a hand in the control of American domestic corporations T.W.Arnold * * * have a hand in : to be involved in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a hand in doing something — have a hand in (doing something) to take part in an activity. We don t put our label on anything unless we have a hand in designing and producing it …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a hand in something — phrase to help to make something happen He scored a goal, and had a hand in two other goals. Thesaurus: to make something possiblesynonym Main entry: hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a hand in something — have a hand in (something) to be involved in something. The party was basically Kim s idea but I think Lisa had a hand in it too …   New idioms dictionary

  • have to hand it to someone — ► have to hand it to someone informal used to acknowledge the merit or achievement of someone. Main Entry: ↑hand …   English terms dictionary

  • have in hand — have (something) in hand be in hand if a plan or a situation is in hand, it is being dealt with. After days of rioting, the troops now have the situation in hand. (= are dealing with the situation) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have on hand — have (someone/something) on hand be on hand to be near and ready if needed. The new store has extra staff on hand to help customers pack their shopping. (often + to do something) …   New idioms dictionary

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