Definition of at or by the hands or hand of in English:

at (or by) the hands (or hand) of

Through the agency of: he will undergo tests at the hands of a senior neurologist
More example sentences
  • The JNA invaded Slovenia immediately after it declared its independence (only to suffer heavy and disgracing losses at the hand of hastily organized militias).
  • Indeed, it seems as though the melody and continuity suffered slightly at the hand of all these exclamation marks that Maestra Hewitt procured.
  • And with this deed, Roderigo is lead to his death by the hands of none other than, ‘Honest Iago.’
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