get/have the upper hand (of/over someone)

get/have the upper hand (of/over someone)
(to have or win an advantage over: Our team managed to get the upper hand in the end.) zdobyć/mieć przewagę (nad kimś)

English-Polish dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • have the upper hand — have (or gain) the upper hand have or gain advantage or control over someone or something * * * gain, get, have, etc. the ˌupper ˈhand idiom to get an advantage over sb so that you are in control of a particular situation Main entry: ↑upperidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the upper hand — gain/get the upper hand have the upper hand if someone has the upper hand, they have a position of power and control over someone else, and if an emotion has the upper hand, it controls what you do. Government troops are gradually gaining the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • gain the upper hand — gain/get the upper hand have the upper hand if someone has the upper hand, they have a position of power and control over someone else, and if an emotion has the upper hand, it controls what you do. Government troops are gradually gaining the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Birthday Party (play) — The Birthday Party (1958) is the first full length play by Harold Pinter and one of Pinter s best known and most frequently performed plays. After its hostile London reception almost ended Pinter s playwriting career, it went on to be considered… …   Wikipedia

  • The Death of Jean DeWolff — Cover of Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider Man 110 (Jan 1986)., the issue containing the final part of the storyline. Art by Rich Buckler featuring Spider Man (in his black costume) fighting Daredevil. Publisher Marvel Comics …   Wikipedia

  • The Satanic Verses controversy — refers to the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdie s novel The Satanic Verses . In particular it involves the novel s alleged blasphemy or unbelief; the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordering Muslims to kill Rushdie; and the… …   Wikipedia

  • hand — /hænd / (say hand) noun 1. (in humans) the terminal, prehensile part of the arm, consisting of the palm and five digits. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3. the terminal part of any limb when prehensile …   Australian-English dictionary

  • The Apprentice (U.S. season 5) — Infobox Television The Apprentice season name = The Apprentice 5 first aired = February 27, 2006 last aired = June 5, 2006 filming started = September, 2005 filming completed = November, 2005 winner = Sean Yazbeck number candidates = 18 number… …   Wikipedia

  • The Contender (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = The Contender caption = format = Reality/Sport runtime = Varies creator = Mark Burnett starring = Sugar Ray Leonard and Sylvester Stallone/Floyd Mayweather country = U.S. network = NBC ESPN Versus current network =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Fugitive (TV series) — infobox television show name = The Fugitive format = Drama runtime = 1 hour creator = Roy Huggins starring = David Janssen Barry Morse country = USA network = ABC first aired = 17 September 1963 last aired = 29 August 1967 num seasons = 4 num… …   Wikipedia

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian — For the book, see Prince Caspian. For the video game, see The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (video game). The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Theatrical poster Directed by …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”