hands down hands down

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with no difficulty

Usage(s):

  1. He wants viewers to stick their hands down the rat hole of evil and see if they get bitten.
  2. That said, the iPod's design beats Palm's hands down when it comes to reading text; with the trackwheel you can scroll through any document with one hand.
  3. If there were a prize for grudging environmentalism, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne would win hands down.

News

  1. Chief justice's moderate approach is tested

    WASHINGTON -- The leadership of Chief Justice John Roberts will be put to a major test this week when the Supreme Court hands down its decisions on college affirmative action, voting rights and gay marriage.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  2. Analysis: Supreme Court decisions test chief justice's moderate approach

    WASHINGTON 8212 The leadership of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will be put to a major test this week when the Supreme Court hands down its decisions on college affirmative action, voting rights and gay marriage.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  3. Supreme Court decisions test chief justice's moderate approach

    The court will likely be strongly divided on affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage, presenting Roberts with a difficult choice. WASHINGTON — The leadership of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will be put to a major test this week when the Supreme Court hands down its decisions on college affirmative action, voting rights and gay marriage.        
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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