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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put your hands together

COMMON If you put your hands together for a performer, you clap them. I know you're going to put your hands together for the master of rap!
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put your hands together

applaud.
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put your hands together for someone

and put them together for someone
tv. to applaud someone. (To put hands together clapping.) Please put your hands together for Ronald and his great musicians!
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