put (one's) hands together (for someone or something)

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put (one's) hands together (for someone or something)

To applaud (someone or something); to clap. Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for our next comedian this evening! Everyone started putting their hands together to signal that they wanted the concert to begin.
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put your hands together

COMMON If you put your hands together for a performer, you clap them. I know you're going to put your hands together for the master of rap!
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put your hands together

applaud.
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put your hands together for someone

and put them together for someone
tv. to applaud someone. (To put hands together clapping.) Please put your hands together for Ronald and his great musicians!
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Instead of a minute's silence, onlookers and competitors of the annual race put their hands together to commemorate those who were killed in the Manchester bombing following Ariana Grande's concert on May 22 and those who tragically died in Saturday night's London Bridge terror attack.
She said that the literati should put their hands together to guide the nation on devising a peace narrative and bring about a substantive social change.
The crowd put their hands together for the Lord's Prayer before the service ended with the national anthem.
Most Labour MPs remained seated and put their hands together, but SNP MPs refused to clap.
The raucous event ended with MPs from all parties applauding Mr Cameron - Tory MPs rising to their feet for a standing ovation while most Labour MPs remained seated but put their hands together.
At a memorial, people put their hands together to pray.
In among those failing to put their hands together for Jenny were fellow Oscar winners, The Revenant director Inarritu and Spotlight director Tom McCarthy.
All three of them put their hands together and pushed the button at the same time.
He urged upon the representatives of the pharmaceutical companies to play their effective role and put their hands together with the government to curb spurious drugs in the province.
They, rather, watch the complete game, judge the players, from out of the ring and then put their hands together to clap - to push the EVM bottom in this case.
In such circumstances, he suggested, heavy responsibility levied on shoulders of our journalist community to effectively highlight such issues at national and international level and to put their hands together side by side with the provincial government's efforts to get resolved such issues of national and public importance amicably; Pervez Khattak stressed.
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Baptist stressed that one of the states that benefited from the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) Anniversaries was Western Equatoria, in spite of the fact that the period was too short but the government and people had put their hands together.
In all my years I've never seen everybody in the stands instantly put their hands together and start clapping when the time went up.
But it is when the Kop put their hands together that Owen will truly appreciate what he gave up when he left Liverpool.
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