see at first hand

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  • first-hand or firsthand — first hand1 or first|hand [ ,fɜrst hænd ] adjective obtained directly from someone who is involved in something: first hand information a. gained by doing something yourself: first hand experience first hand or firsthand ,first hand 2 or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • first-hand — see first hand …   English dictionary

  • first hand — also first hand, firsthand 1) ADJ: ADJ n First hand information or experience is gained or learned directly, rather than from other people or from books. School trips give children firsthand experience not available in the classroom. ADV: ADV… …   English dictionary

  • first-hand — I first hand UK / US or firsthand UK [ˌfɜː(r)stˈhænd] / US [ˌfɜrstˈhænd] adjective a) obtained directly from someone who is involved in something first hand information b) gained by doing something yourself first hand experience II first hand UK… …   English dictionary

  • first-hand — adjective first hand experience/knowledge/account experience etc that has been learned or gained by doing something yourself: journalists with first hand experience of working in war zones compare second­hand, see also (at) first hand first (35) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • first hand — being there to see or hear it, in person    I want to see the Pantheon first hand. I want to see its dome …   English idioms

  • first-hand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. First hand is used with these nouns: ↑account, ↑evidence, ↑experience, ↑knowledge, ↑look, ↑observation, ↑report {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adv. First hand is used with these verbs: ↑experience, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • first·hand — /ˈfɚstˈhænd/ adj : coming directly from actually experiencing or seeing something He gave a firsthand account of the battle. She draws on firsthand experiences for her novel. compare ↑secondhand, see also at first hand at ↑first …   Useful english dictionary

  • at first hand — from seeing or experiencing directly. For Carter, the visit was a chance to see at first hand the life and work of someone he admired …   New idioms dictionary

  • At first hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At first hand — First First (f[ e]rst), a. [OE. first, furst, AS. fyrst; akin to Icel. fyrstr, Sw. & Dan. f[ o]rste, OHG. furist, G. f[ u]rst prince; a superlatiye form of E. for, fore. See {For}, {Fore}, and cf. {Formeer}, {Foremost}.] 1. Preceding all others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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