Definition of at the hands of in English:

at the hands of

(also at the hand of)

Translate at the hands of into Spanish

phrase

  • Done or caused by.

    ‘tests he would undergo at the hands of a senior neurologist’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘The calcification of the Barnes had begun, at the hand of yet another form of regional neurosis.’
    • ‘Norwegian corporations will have to make significant changes to their governing boards or face liquidation by the hands of the Norwegian state.’
    • ‘But by the hands of Atom Egoyan, David Mamet and Marin Karmitz, it does.’
    • ‘In the middle of all this is the idea that justice is something to be administered personally, not by the hands of the judicial branch.’
    • ‘For the most part this violence has been contained in Algeria and done by the hands of Algerians against other Algerians.’
    • ‘Untainted by the hand of consumerism and free from the shackles of music industry agendas, they believe the only way to make music in its purest form is to forget selling it.’
    • ‘These technologies can be shackled by the hand of the state, of course.’