grease (one's) hand

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grease (one's) hand

To bribe someone discreetly by slipping money into their hand. A: "How are we going to get a table without a reservation?" B: "Don't worry, I greased the hostess' hand, and she promised us a table in no time." I greased my brother's hand to stop him from telling mom that I had a party while she was away.
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4 Grease your hands with a little oil then form your popcorn marshmallow brain balls.
Grease your hands with margarine to keep the dough from sticking to your fingers.
Grease your hands and knead the sponge until all the flour is worked into it.