cup (one's) hands together

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cup (one's) hands together

To hold one's hands together to catch something (typically a liquid) in them. I cupped my hands together under the running water and splashed my face.
See also: cup, hand, together
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cup one's hands together

to put one's hands together to form a sort of cup. He cupped his hands together and scooped up the water. You have to cup your hands together if you want a drink.
See also: cup, hand, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Twice, I've seen him him pick up something I didn't want him to have, and I've cupped my hands together, each time, he dropped the item and came running.