soil (one's) hands

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soil (one's) hands

To partake in especially underhanded, illicit, or illegal work or activities. The public can't be allowed to think that I, a senate hopeful, would ever soil my hands with a tax-evasion scheme such as that.
See also: hand, soil
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And the three-time World Cup winner also insists that playing on European soil hands the English an added advantage.