EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHIP HAND

They are sure they will have the whip hand of the Narrows by to-morrow.

She knew she had the whip hand for the moment and meant to use it.

"You've got the whip hand, as usual," said he, with a tinge of bitterness.

He knew as well as they did that possession of the bill gave him the whip hand.

“You see, my dear girl, you now have the whip hand,” said Dud.

Now, of course, if you hold most of the available stock you have the whip hand of us.

The speaker is too dumbfounded, so far, to be able to get the whip hand of the circumstances.

"I'd sooner lose my whip hand than go back on him now," he declared.

They were as deep in the mud as he was in the mire, and he had the whip hand of them all.

He must necessarily, to a certain extent, have the whip hand of the Cabinet.

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