lone hand


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Synonyms for lone hand

a person who avoids the company or assistance of others

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Another lone hand in a losing cause, as his cavalier teammates fell like ninepins around him.
The perverse "just say no to Obama'' legislative agenda of congressional Republicans has forced the president to increasingly play a lone hand in trying to deal with the challenges facing the country.
Stoneman hit 115 but it was a near lone hand as Durham were bowled out for 257 yesterday.
Playing a lone hand for England, Ian Bell survived the hat-trick ball and a review for lbw to raise his half-century with an elegant cut through point for four, and number 11 batsman Monty Panesar showed courage under fire to help his partner add 37 for the 10th wicket.
5 FRAIZER CAMPBELL Played a lone hand up top until being replaced midway through the second half.
Hussey has been playing a lone hand in the team's batting, although there is little to complain about on the bowling front.
Batting first, Warner played a lone hand for the hosts, and given his reputation, may well have taken the game away from the visitors.
Maynard then played a lone hand as a succession of partners came and went.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting played a lone hand for the tourists, but with 20 minutes left it looked like his innings would be in vain.
Left-handed batsman Ashwell Prince played a lone hand in keeping South Africa's sinking middle and lower-order intact as he scored 59 not out as Shakib ripped through in an impressive spell of five for 35 in 13 overs either side of lunch.
Of course, no lone hand can clap by itself: Nothing Damascus and Hizbullah do to ease tensions in Lebanon will succeed unless their respective counterparts (Washington and the March 14 Forces, for example) are ready to reciprocate.
Choudhry, a 21-year-old left-arm spinner who is currently on trial with the club, played almost a lone hand as Warwickshire's top order struggled in their first innings.
Benison' was Percy Benison (1881-1972), a well-known commercial artist whose line and wash drawings had, since the turn of the century, graced the pages of Melbourne and Sydney newspapers and magazines such as The Bulletin, Table Talk and The Lone Hand.
2) My focus here is on the social context of fashion-related images produced during World War I, especially those published in the arts and literature magazine The Lone Hand (1907-1921).
Smith didn't give much away about his starting line-up but barring any injuries Paul Dickov may well play a lone hand up front and Jackie McNamara at left-back.