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.
See also: hand, keep, off
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Also showing off her endless legs was Oscarwinner Charlize Theron, whose boyfriend Sean Penn couldn't keep his hands off her.
He couldn't keep his hands off her," The Sun quoted an onlooker as saying.
An onlooker said: "Colin was completely crazy about the girl and couldn't keep his hands off her.
The Latino heart-throb, whose first big screen role is in Once Upon A Time In Mexico, couldn't keep his hands off her.
And 25-year-old Ace - real name Warren Furman - simply couldn't keep his hands off her.
An onlooker said: "Charlotte looked amazing, it's no wonder Kyle just couldn't keep his hands off her.