shake (one's) hand

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shake (one's) hand

To grasp one's hand as a gesture of greeting, farewell, congratulation, or agreement. I think Dave is really upset with me—he wouldn't even shake my hand earlier. I shook her hand and paid her for the car.
See also: hand, shake
References in classic literature ?
Who'll shake his hand? "I," said the Fever, "And I'm no deceiver, I'll shake his hand."
Duncan's response, while collecting his joint-bronze, was pitch-perfect: a quiet refusal to shake his hand or join him on the rostrum.
The Reds boss, who labelled reports of a falling out with the England midfielder as "bull***", reacted angrily on Sunday after Henderson initially failed to shake his hand after being taken off during the goalless draw with Manchester United.
He did however remind his players about their conduct, explaining that when he subs someone off he expects them to shake his hand.
LAHORE -- Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif shook hands and hugged an emotional supporter after he sprang past security to shake his hand, prompting guards to thrash him.
CHRIS HUGHTON is convinced Jurgen Klopp will shake his hand at Anfield tomorrow after feeling he was snubbed earlier in the season.
And after the game, the Bees boss claimed the official "refused to shake his hand" - something he plans to take up with the relevant authorities.
"The best thing I did was shake his hand and not feel the full force of his hand in my face."
"As a man, as a person, I would shake his hand. I don't know what his feelings are towards me.
Giving evidence at his manslaughter trial, the teenager said he was scared by the way Mr Devlin went to shake his hand.
"People ask aACAywould you shake his hand?' and I say aACAyno'.
Stating that all of them shook Kim's hand as a team, Baker recalled that the trip was very 'eerie' as they were sort of 'rushed off the floor' after the game in a straight line by the time Kim walked down from his booth to shake his hand, adding that there was no applause even during the game due to the 'strong demanding presence' of Kim.
There was friction in the first match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Old Trafford with Benitez later claiming Sir Alex refused to shake his hand - an allegation the United manager refuted.
"The local manager, which I will be in this case, will look for the away manager to shake his hand," he said.
You could have a person you don't really like at all, but you're going to shake his hand because it's on the pitch and you have to show that professionalism.