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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As long lines of veterans approached to take their seats in front of the London war memorial, onlookers put their hands together.
All three of them put their hands together and pushed the button at the same time.
He urged upon the representatives of the pharmaceutical companies to play their effective role and put their hands together with the government to curb spurious drugs in the province.
In such circumstances, he suggested, heavy responsibility levied on shoulders of our journalist community to effectively highlight such issues at national and international level and to put their hands together side by side with the provincial government's efforts to get resolved such issues of national and public importance amicably; Pervez Khattak stressed.
Our testers put their hands together to try out handbagsized scented anti-bacterial gels Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Antibacterial Hand Gel, PS4 for 50ml (www.
Baptist stressed that one of the states that benefited from the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) Anniversaries was Western Equatoria, in spite of the fact that the period was too short but the government and people had put their hands together.
In all my years I've never seen everybody in the stands instantly put their hands together and start clapping when the time went up.
In a fix: Members of Coleshill Operatic put their hands together and pray for a few male stars.
The mourners put their hands together Under the black ribbons above the doors, And sing of her eyebrows turning into moss Her eyes turning into violets, Her bones turning into flutes.
But it is when the Kop put their hands together that Owen will truly appreciate what he gave up when he left Liverpool.
When first learning to breathe properly, students should put their hands together in front of their stomach.
Now Jags will put their hands together and pray Caley Thistle win the First Division title.
Adults put their hands together and model the signing for the word "more").
Wrexham fans put their hands together to acknowledge a superb show by Jones and for a combined team effort, the likes of which would surely have kept them up had they produced more of them this season.
I think all of Los Angeles should put their hands together for Jeff Horton, Julie Korenstein, Vickie Castro, Mark Slavkin, George Kiriyama, Barbara Boudreaux and David Tokofsky - the seven shining stars of the education firmament.
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