the upper hand
This page is about the idiom the upper hand
If you have the upper hand, you have the advantage or you're in the stronger position in a contest or a conflict.
- With one race to go, the Ferrari team has the upper hand. If they get one of the top three places in the last race, they'll win this year's title.
- For many years Yahoo was the top search engine, but for the last few years Google has had the upper hand.
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Contributor: Matt Errey