Hello dear students! We are getting close to the end of this series with only 5 more weeks left.
And today we have a look at the letter U with Upper Hand.
What it means:
If you have the upper hand, you have the advantage.
How to use it:
- One of the most common situations when this idiom is used is during a sporting even. If a team or player is in a winning position, they have the upper hand.
- If a business has an advantage over another business, they also have the upper hand.
Other interesting idioms:
U-turn – It is when somebody changes their opinion on an issue radically, especially when they have promised not to do so.
Ugly duckling – An ugly duckling is a someone shows little promise, but who develops later into a real talent or beauty.
Under fire – If someone is being attacked and cricitised heavily, they are under fire.
Up for grabs – If something is up for grabs, it is available and whoever is first or is successful will get it.