cup (one's) hands together

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cup (one's) hands together

To hold one's hands together to catch something (typically a liquid) in them. After crying so much, I cupped my hands together under the running water and splashed my face.
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cup one's hands together

to put one's hands together to form a sort of cup. He cupped his hands together and scooped up the water. You have to cup your hands together if you want a drink.
See also: cup, hand, together