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Difference between Get a hand for and Get a hand with

get a hand for something

1. receive applause or praise for smth.:

  • Lisa Knott gets a hand for driving all the way down from Santa Barbara to compete.

2. become skilful at dealing with smth.:

  • Try to get “a hand” for that machine, and test out its pros and cons.

get a hand with somethingreceive assistance with smth.:

  • Mary would really like to get a hand with that. It’s too much for one person.