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Directly or from personal experience:‘scientists observed the process at first hand’
directly, immediately, personally, at first hand, from the original source, with one's own ears, with one's own eyesView synonyms
- ‘Four Laois men will hope to see at first hand what people in Ethiopia experience in their daily struggle to survive.’
- ‘They are the ones, after all, with most experience of nature at first hand, and their views deserve to be listened to.’
- ‘I can recount endless examples that I have experienced at first hand.’
- ‘He had experienced this at first hand, from his own brother.’
- ‘It is felt that the Mobile Farm is the answer as it allows children to experience farm animals at first hand.’
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