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  • He shook my husband's hand he was beginning to regain feeling in them by this time and said, "Well, Charles, it was a pleasure to meet you, and thanks for letting me hang on to your hand!" before heading off to some royal bash.

    Kim Carillo: The Day Prince William's Pal Held My Husband's Hand and Other In-Flight Shockers

  • “I told you not to let go of her hand!” he said to Umbo.

    Pathfinder

  • The president shook my hand! a little boy squealed.

    The Kennedy Detail

  • Give me your hand! he shouted over the roar of the blades.

    Double Down

  • Hey, you, one hand! a richly dressed man called to him as he withdrew a fat purse from beneath his cape.

    The Night Dance

  • “I just have to hold a brush in my hand!” she exclaimed.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • "The people and the Army are one hand!" the crowd chanted, climbing on top of the tanks, scrawling "Mubarak Must Go!" on their flanks, and engaging the soldiers.

    The New Yorker

  • “I knew I saw you trying to pry up Kyokay’s hand!” said Umbo, angry again.

    Pathfinder

  • “It flew out of my hand!” one of them cried in a trembling voice, “I don’t know what happened.

    The New Evil

  • “Then do it by hand!” was Ambassador Latham’s answer.

    Holly

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