take off hands

take someone or something off someone's hands

Fig. to relieve someone of the burden or bother of someone or something. I would be happy to take your uncle off your hands for a few hours. Will you please take some of this food off my hands?
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take somebody/something off somebody's hands

to take control or ownership of something Ross was willing to take the merchandise off their hands but at a very low price. When we deliver your new refrigerator, we'll take the old one off your hands.
See also: hand, off, take