to hack into
to break into a computer system: The company computer system was hacked into at the weekend.
to hammer (something) out
to negotiate hard and come to an agreement: The meeting went on until 2 am before they had hammered out an agreement.
to hand (something) in
to submit work: We handed in the application at 16:55, just five minutes before the deadline.
to hand (something) out
to distribute: I’ve got some printouts of the presentation that I’ll hand out at the end.
The compound noun “handout” means the item distributed.
to hand (something) over
to give: We’ll hand over all the documentation at the closing of the transaction.
The compound noun “handover” means an exchange or transfer.
to hang back
to stay behind/not move forwards: The buyer wants to hang back on the transaction for the moment.
to hang up on
to end a phone call: He just hung up on me while I was talking. How rude!
to hinge on/upon
to be determined by: The success of the project hinges upon the co-operation of all the people involved.
to hit back
to respond to a verbal attack: Despite all my hard work she criticised me at the meeting, so I hit back hard.
to hold out
to resist: They offered us a much lower price than we’re prepared to accept, but we’re holding out for at least $25 mln.
to home in on
to target: BigCo is homing in on Little and Sons. I think they’re planning a takeover.
to hush (something) up
to keep something bad quiet/hidden: This could be bad for the company’s reputation. Let’s do everything we can to hush it up.