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Idiom: out of my hands



 
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Idiom: out of my hands #1 (permalink) Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:26 am   Idiom: out of my hands
 

Test No. express/elem-6 "Out of Control", question 9

I'm sorry to tell you that I can do nothing more for you because the situation is now out of my hands.

(a) outside my sense
(b) outside my feelings
(c) outside my control
(d) outside my belief

Test No. express/elem-6 "Out of Control", answer 9

I'm sorry to tell you that I can do nothing more for you because the situation is now outside my control.

Correct answer: (c) outside my control

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I'm sorry to tell you that I can do nothing more for you because the situation is now outside my sense.
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Idiom: out of my hands #2 (permalink) Wed Oct 19, 2005 0:35 am   Idiom: out of my hands
 

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Out of one's hands is an idiom meaning out of one's control/responsibility.

If you have a situation under control or you feel that you can deal with the situation effectively, then you can say that the situation is in good hands.

If you helped accomplish a task, you can say that you had a hand in it.
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