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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References in classic literature ?
Whether in a late repentance, whether in the first association that comes back upon him, he puts his hands together as a child does when it says its prayers, and raising them towards her breast, bows down his head, and cries.
But he also puts his hands together as if in prayer, which means he's uncomfortable.
Happy clappy: Dons boss Calderwood puts his hands together for the superb Pittodrie fans
Whenever quarterback Mike Van Raaphorst throws a touchdown pass, he puts his hands together and raises them toward the sky as a way of giving thanks.
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