wash (one's) hands

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wash (one's) hands

To clean one's hands, typically with soap and water. Kids, be sure to wash your hands before coming to the dinner table! Everyone in my class is sick, so I've been washing my hands constantly.
See also: hand, wash

wash your hands

go to the toilet. euphemistic
See also: hand, wash
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ISLAMABAD -- Washing our hands influences how we think, judge and decide.
People are not aware of the importance of hand washing when mingling with others, and we can keep away from a number of diseases by simply washing our hands with soap," said Redha Hassan Salman, director of the Public Health Department at Dubai Municipality.
The dust-busting divas are behind the Scottish Government's campaign to reduce the spread of infection by simply washing our hands.
He claims that not washing our hands properly leads to the spread of germs - such as the MRSA superbug in hospitals.
While washing our hands, a female in medical uniform walked out of the cubicles and out of the door without washing her hands.
WASHING our hands is a topic that has hit the headlines recently with the Scottish Executive launching a massive campaign to encourage us to pay more attention to hand hygiene.
Chairman of the Food Standards Agency, Prof John Krebs, said: "Food poisoning is still a big problem and the simple step of washing our hands will help reduce the risks and clean up our act.