Definition of get or keep one's hand in in English:

get (or keep) one's hand in

Become (or remain) practised in something: I like to keep my hand in by catering for private functions
More example sentences
  • So in order to keep his hand in at the game, he is hoping to practice at Kilkenny.
  • At least if you're fit - and you're not playing - you can always train and keep your hand in.
  • If I fail, well, I've kept my hand in with the day job and it'll be back to selling whisky down at Leith.
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