rub your hands

rub (one's) hands

To be in keen or greedy anticipation (of something). The announcement has many shareholders rubbing their hands gleefully, as their investments will likely double almost overnight. We were rubbing our hands at the thought of a rematch against the team that robbed us of a spot in the finals so many years ago.
See also: hand, rub

rub your hands

show keen satisfaction or expectation.
See also: hand, rub
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Rub palms together until soap is bubbly; 2) Rub each palm over the back of the other hand; 3) Rub between your fingers on each hand; 4) Rub your hands with the fingers together; 5) Rub around each of your thumbs; and 6) Rub in circles on your palms.
Rub your hands together to make the soap lather and thoroughly scrub all parts of your hand.
RUB your hands under the tap with a stainless steel spoon after you have been preparing fish and it will get rid of the smell.
How to practice acupressure: Rub your hands together to get the "Qi" flowing: hold the fat of the thumb or finger knuckle on those points for at least five to ten minutes or possibly longer.
That cast, in this type of material, practically dares you not to rub your hands together in anticipation of the possibilities.
IF you've been cooking with garlic and find the odour is lingering on your fingers, simply rub your hands over some stainless steel and as if by magic the smell disappears.
After applying the essential oils, vigorously rub your hands together.