Keep your hands to yourself


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Keep your hands to yourself

1. sent. Do not touch things that are not yours.; Do not touch breakable things. (Said to a child.) You can look, but don’t touch. Keep your hands to yourself.
2. sent. Don’t poke or hit other children. (Said to a child.) Jimmy! Leave him alone and keep your hands to yourself.
3. sent. No intimate caressing is allowed. (Said to an adult, usually a male.) Just keep your hands to yourself or take me home.
See also: hand, keep
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