keep (one's) hands off (something or someone)

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keep (one's) hands off (something or someone)

1. To refrain from touching or handling (something or someone). (Usually said imperatively.) You kids keep your hands off those cookies, they're for after dinner! I have every right to be on this property, so keep your hands off me! That television is brand new, so keep your hands off!
2. To refrain from becoming involved with or attempting to take or control (something or someone). (Usually said imperatively.) That rotten bank had better keep its hands off my land! Listen, buddy, keep your hands off my sister, you hear?
See also: hand, keep, off

keep one's hands off (something)

to refrain from touching or handling something. I'm going to put these cookies here. You keep your hands off them. Get your hands off my book, and keep them off.
See also: hand, keep, off
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Gail, who split from her cameraman boyfriend James Lloyd two weeks ago, could barely keep her hands off him at the final for the 02 Undiscovered music Awards.
An embarrassed onlooker said: "Liz couldn't keep her hands off him.
We don't think the 27-year-old Holby City actor had much of a choice in this matter from the way Rachel, 25, just doesn't seem able to keep her hands off him.
One onlooker said: "David looked great in his kilt and Simone couldn't keep her hands off him.
And I hear Mel, who started dating Max three weeks ago, can't keep her hands off him.