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have a handle on

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synonyms for have a handle on

  • accompany
  • advise
  • educate
  • escort
  • govern
  • handle
  • influence
  • instruct
  • manage
  • maneuver
  • navigate
  • oversee
  • regulate
  • see
  • shepherd
  • steer
  • supervise
  • sway
  • teach
  • train
  • usher
  • attend
  • beacon
  • chaperon
  • command
  • conduct
  • contrive
  • control
  • convoy
  • counsel
  • coxswain
  • engineer
  • marshal
  • pilot
  • quarterback
  • route
  • rule
  • show
  • spearhead
  • superintend
  • show the way
  • trailblaze
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antonyms for have a handle on

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  • abandon
  • desert
  • learn
  • leave
  • leave alone
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • obey
  • disorganize
  • ignore
  • misguide
  • mislead
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How to use have a handle on in a sentence

Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
For who, while tears are falling, will pause to handle the wreaths, and find whether they are genuine?
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He stood swaying the umbrella-handle about, looking down at it, as if that would assist his decision.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Still a-shiver at dawn, I saddled up and loped for the crest of the nearest divide to get the benefit of the first sun-rays.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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