shelley von strunckelの星占い。山羊座今週の予報より。
- have the upper handで「優勢に立つ／優位に立つ／支配力を持つ」。*At half time, the Italian team seem to have the upper hand.
- have と同様、get the upper handや gain the upper hand（＝勝負に勝つ／圧倒的に支配する）も使われます。*There is always worry over who will get the upper hand in the oil markets. *Fire fighters from more than six states finally gained the upper hand on the forest fire.
- 英英／if someone has the upper hand, they have a position of power and control over someone else, and if an emotion has the upper hand, it controls what you do.