put (one's) hands together (for someone or something)

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put (one's) hands together (for someone or something)

To applaud (someone or something); to clap. Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for our next comedian this evening! Everyone started putting their hands together to signal that they wanted the concert to begin.
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Her ordeal over, Cooper put her hands together as she mouthed 'thank you' to the jury through the glass screen of the dock, then slumped with her head in her hands and began sobbing with relief as Judge Michael Cullum said her defence costs should all be paid from central funds.
Nakamura said she saw the prime minister visit the shrine on television and put her hands together to pray along him for the elimination of war from the world and the coming of peace as early as possible.
For the very first time she is able to put her hands together to give thanks for such blessings.
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