off your hands

off (one's) hands

Removed from one's responsibility. I never would have finished the project on time if Bill hadn't taken that part off my hands.
See also: hand, off

off your hands

COMMON If someone or something is off your hands, you are no longer responsible for them. I can always take the children off your hands for a while, if you need to work. I was just glad to get the building off my hands. Compare with on your hands.
See also: hand, off