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What does "hand over fist" mean? Is it an idiom?



 
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What does "hand over fist" mean? Is it an idiom? #1 (permalink) Fri May 18, 2007 1:26 am   What does "hand over fist" mean? Is it an idiom?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #19 "Idioms with Hand", question 3

This last year, my company has made money hand over fist!

(a) with a lot of struggle
(b) at a huge rate
(c) poorly
(d) distribution

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #19 "Idioms with Hand", answer 3

This last year, my company has made money at a huge rate!

Correct answer: (b) at a huge rate
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What does "hand over fist" mean? Is it an idiom? #2 (permalink) Fri May 18, 2007 6:35 am   What does "hand over fist" mean? Is it an idiom?
 

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Hand over fist = speedily; increasingly; at a tremendous rate.
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