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 ?
Wanted probably to say good-bye to me, shake my hand, the dear, polite Monsieur.
She told Ryan Tubridy on RTE Radio One today: "He put his hand out and said, 'Let's resolve this man, shake my hand man'.
To not even be a sportsman and shake my hand is disgraceful.
I was signing autographs at the front, chatting with that young kid who always wants to shake my hand before the game because he says it brings us luck
I said sorry for brushing him away from ruffling my hair and I showed him my hand to offer him to shake my hand.
I've had someone try to shake my hand at a urinal," he added.
I went to shake his hand after that game, he wouldn't shake my hand.
Shiryan said that Ayalon then requested that Faysal shake hands with him, and Faysal responded saying, "You are the one who should come to me and shake my hand.
If Butcher doesn't shake my hand, I'll still be alive tonight.
They came over to shake my hand," Clio High Principal Keith Smith told a local TV station.
I can remember coming to this convention as a graduate assistant and I couldn't get a coach to shake my hand or give me an interview for a job.
If he wanted to shake my hand he could have stood straight in front of me.
If you say anything about officials then you get in trouble but I was a little bit more upset the opposing manager wasn't gracious enough to shake my hand,' said Hughes.