be a good hand—
1. be a diligent, industrious worker:
- He is a good hand and enjoys his work which he does faithfully and well.
2. possess the necessary skill to do smth. well:
- He is a good hand at making bows and arrows, and a fine knife would be just the thing for him.
have good hands—(Sport) have the ability to throw a ball well:
- Chris has good hands, catches the ball well in traffic and is quick enough.