rub (one's) hands

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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.
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rub one's hands

Experience or exhibit pleased anticipation or self-satisfaction, as in The owner rubbed his hands as the customer picked out item after item. This metaphoric term alludes to the actual rubbing together of one's hands to express pleasure.
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rub your hands

show keen satisfaction or expectation.
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rub (one's) hands

To experience or display pleased anticipation, self-satisfaction, or glee.
See also: hand, rub
References in classic literature ?
The artist stared a moment, gave a little pout, shrugged her shoulders, put down her palette and brushes, and stood rubbing her hands.
She threw herself on her knees beside Lilla, and tried, by rubbing her hands and other measures commonly known, to restore her.
She said: "I was rubbing her hands, I was rubbing her tummy, I was rubbing her face." Prince William laid a wreath before the FA Cup final began last night
Rachel's rubbing her hands with glee when she not only unearths the hidden gadget, but also discovers the incriminating footage it contains.
According to KHOU News, Felicia Smith was grinding against the boy, rubbing her hands all over his body, and also got on her knees and placed her head between his legs, the New York Post reported.