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fold (one's) hands
To interlace the fingers of one's hands, with both palms facing each other. I sat down, folded my hands, and tried my best to look confident as I waited for the CEO to come in.
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fold one's hands
to bring one's hands together, palm to palm, with the fingers interlocking; to grasp one's hands together, palm to palm, perpendicular to one another. Please fold your hands and put them on the table while the teacher reads you a story. Please fold your hands and be quiet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.