keep (one's) hands off (something or someone)

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keep (one's) hands off (something or someone)

1. To refrain from touching or handling (something or someone). (Usually said imperatively.) You kids keep your hands off those cookies, they're for after dinner! I have every right to be on this property, so keep your hands off me! That television is brand new, so keep your hands off!
2. To refrain from becoming involved with or attempting to take or control (something or someone). (Usually said imperatively.) That rotten bank had better keep its hands off my land! Listen, buddy, keep your hands off my sister, you hear?
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keep one's hands off (something)

to refrain from touching or handling something. I'm going to put these cookies here. You keep your hands off them. Get your hands off my book, and keep them off.
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This Morning star Holly, 36, could not keep her hands off her producer husband as they watched Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks perform at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park on Sunday night.
Jada Pinkett Smith has said she couldn't keep her hands off Matt Bomer during the filming of Magic Mike XXL.
Make it clear to her that she may chop and change but you can't - keep her hands OFF.
Lisa's usually got her hands full dealing with her pesky parents Sue and Barry (Shirley Valentine star Pauline Collins and comedy legend Bobby Ball), and getting local strumpet Bianca (Sian Reeves) to keep her hands off her husband.
DAYbrEAK host Christine bleakley couldn't keep her hands off fianc Frank Lampard as they relaxed by the pool in Majorca.
Canter can't keep her hands off the spirits, or soulful singer Beau Hutton (Garrett Hedlund), a man she met at rehab and who joins the tour as one of her opening acts.
The 31-year-old model obviously can't keep her hands off the winger, either.
They headed into a room at the Chateau for two hours and Lindsay couldn't keep her hands off of him - and vice versa
She couldn't keep her hands off that blank book, her sketchpad.
This changes when hands clasping in prayer become hands grasping for the apple, in an association that contributed to the idea that women were not to touch the consecrated host, just as Magdalen (though not Thomas) was enjoined by a wounded, redemptive Jesus to keep her hands off.
Adult film star Georgia Jones, 24, couldn't keep her hands off the 47-year-old on a New Year break in Mexico.
DAYbrEAK host Christine bleakley couldn't keep her hands off fiance Frank Lampard as they relaxed by the pool in Majorca.
SEXY HELEN FLANAGAN couldn't keep her hands off fit boyfriend SCOTT SINCLAIR - and refused to deny rumours that an engagement might be on the cards.
The smitten actress could hardly keep her hands off lover Tony Parker as they frolicked on a beach in the Virgin Islands.
Gail, who split from her cameraman boyfriend James Lloyd two weeks ago, could barely keep her hands off him at the final for the 02 Undiscovered music Awards.