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master hand

noun
1.
an expert:
a master hand at diplomacy.
2.
great expertness:
to show a master hand.
Also, master-hand.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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Examples for master hand
  • Granny was a master hand to work,always busy, and always.
  • The same master hand built railroads and operated mines.
  • But the master hand goes straight to the root of the matter.
  • It was evident that a master hand had performed the little office for him.
  • But they had a master hand to guide them, on whom too much praise cannot be bestowed.

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