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    at hand or in hand

    HI
    which is right?
    we do not have money in hand/ or at hand.?
    Thank you

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    Re: at hand or in hand

    Quote Originally Posted by hm46 View Post
    HI
    which is right?
    we do not have money in hand/ or at hand.?
    Thank you
    Hello, hm46.

    I think both are possible.
    Please see here.

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    Re: at hand or in hand

    Thanks tzfujimino.

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    #4

    Re: at hand or in hand

    They don't necessarily mean the same thing though. For me:

    I have some money in hand = I have some money set aside or saved somewhere which I could use if I needed to.
    I have some money at/to hand = I have money immediately available (I have it in my purse/wallet or I have it in an account which can be accessed instantly).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: at hand or in hand

    Thank you emrs2d2.
    It became more clear to me.
    I had somehow the same feeling with some ambiguity.
    Thank you

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