shake (one's) hand

(redirected from shake their hand)

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
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Luxton said the New Zealanders were told at the start of the meeting that it wouldn't be appropriate for her to approach the visitors to shake their hands.
"Either to shake hands with Israeli leaders or have Israeli leaders shake their hands." The columnist concluded by saying that Faysal should not have refrained from shaking Ayalon's hand.
"But Boruc walked past all the Rangers players, refused to shake their hands, and went to wave to the Celtic fans.
Most patients want physicians to shake their hands when they first meet, but only about half want their first names used in greetings, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Former Sunderland man Stanislav Varga has apologised to Hibernian's players for failing to shake their hands after Celtic's CIS Insurance Cup loss earlier this month.