English version

out of hand

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishout of handout of handREFUSEwithout even stopping to consider what someone has suggested, asked for etcreject/dismiss/refuse etc something out of hand Aromatherapy was dismissed out of hand by traditional doctors. hand
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reject/dismiss/refuse etc something out of handAfter dismissing it out of hand, the neighbor called back the same night and said it might be worth considering.
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