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dishpan handsHands which are rough, reddish, and dry, as from irritation and chafing caused by immersion in hot water mixed with detergent.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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hands downWithout much effort; easily.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heartImplies inner beauty; a caring person; warm-heartedRate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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change handsTo become the property of someone else; to be bought or sold.Rate it:

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extra pair of handsThe assistance of another person.Rate it:

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fall into the wrong handsTo become the possession of, or be discovered by, an unfriendly third party.Rate it:

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from my cold, dead handsA statement that something will not be taken away from you until the day you die.Rate it:

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get into the wrong handsTo fall into the wrong hands.Rate it:

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get one's hands onTo get; to obtain; to secure.Rate it:

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Hands are TiedNot able to help or assist; stay away from doing what you are willing to do; helpless to do somethingRate it:

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hands downWithout question.Rate it:

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hands upPut your hands up (if you wish to participate).Rate it:

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hands upSurrender (by raising your hands)!Rate it:

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have blood on one's handsTo be responsible for a violent act.Rate it:

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have one's hands fullTo be busy or thoroughly preoccupied.Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's workshopOne who is idle will likely come to do evil.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's workshopAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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in safe handsIn the possession of, or protected by, someone who can be trusted.Rate it:

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keep your hands on the wheelA. Continue leading. B. Maintain focus with tenacity.Rate it:

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lay hands onTo find, obtain or procure.Rate it:

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many hands make light workA large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily.Rate it:

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on one's handsBeing one's liability or responsibility; with which one is lumbered.Rate it:

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play into someone's handsTo act, or to manage matters, to someone's advantage or benefit.Rate it:

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put one's hands togetherTo clap; to applaud.Rate it:

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put your hands togetherClap; applaud.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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rub one's hands togetherTo eagerly anticipate an activity.Rate it:

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shake handsTo grasp another person's hands as an expression of greeting, farewell, agreement, etc.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo urinate.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo masturbate.Rate it:

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sit on one's handsOr situation.Rate it:

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take matters into one's own handsTo deal with a problem alone, because others responsible have failed to deal with it.Rate it:

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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.Rate it:

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tie someone's handsTo render one powerless to act, to thwart someone.Rate it:

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wash one's handsto wash one's hands ofRate it:

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wash one's handsto go to the toiletRate it:

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wash one's hands ofTo absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame for.Rate it:

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Wash Your Hands of SomethingStop being involved in something, to end involvement with someone or something, stop being responsible for something, disownRate it:

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with both handsWillingly; readily.Rate it:

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with both handsUsed other than as an idiom: see with, both, hands.Rate it:

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with one's bare handsbarehandedlyRate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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hand in handHolding or clasping hands.Rate it:

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