EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPPER HAND
No doubt if Feversham gains the upper hand there will be bloody work.
It would be the same with us, if we had the upper hand, as you have now.
Never let yer wark get the upper hand o' yer wages—them's my maxims.
At first it had been rather fun to let him get the upper hand.
Then is it not to the interest of both to get the upper hand of these?
And what the people were then, so they will be now, once they get the upper hand.
The spirit of rebellion, for the moment, obtained the upper hand.
There must be some understanding with those fellows now they had the upper hand.
There it was Razumov who had the upper hand, in a composed sense of his own superiority.
If vanity and selfishness get the upper hand—where do they lead you?