hand and hand vs hand in hand : Common Errors in English

About hand and hand vs hand in hand

“Poverty goes hand in hand with malnutrition.” The image here is of the two subjects holding hands, one hand in the other. The phrase is very frequently misspelled “hand and hand,” which does not convey the same sort of intimate connection.

hand in hand Meaning(s)

  • (r) together
  • (r) clasping each other's hands

hand in hand in News

  • Planning leads to breezy party for guests, host

    Summer and celebrations go hand in hand, from graduation parties and weddings to backyard barbecues. While most of us enjoy a good gathering, the work that goes into hosting one can be overwhelming.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Detroit News

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