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1

hammer away at

to work hard at something for a long time in a determined way

2

hammer out

to get an agreement with another person, organisation after a lot of discussion

3

hand down

to give or teach something to someone, especially a younger member of your family ,so that they will have it or know about it after you have died

4

hand over

to give something to someone, especially after they have asked for it

5

hand back

to not move forward, especially because you are shy, nervous

6

hand together

if a book, film hangs together it is good because it is well-organised

7

hang up

to end a telephone conversation by putting the receiver down

8

happen on

to find something or meet someone when you do not expect it

9

hide out

to stay somewhere secret especially in order to escape from your enemies

10

hit upon

to think of an idea or a plan, especially one that is successful

11

hold off

to delay doing something
to prevent someone from being successful when they are attacking you

12

hold on

to wait for a short time

13

hold out for

to refuse to accept anything less than what you have asked for

14

hold something over someone

to use information about someone to make them do what you want , especially by threatening them

15

hold up

to stop a vehicle or go into a bank, shop with a gun and demand money from people
to delay someone or something