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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.
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Are there other acceptable alternatives to shaking hands? If I stretch out my hand and you ignore me, I will say you are 'mpako.' Until then, wash your hands or use sanitizers as often as you shake hands or touch potentially contaminated surfaces.
The other photograph which I saw on Monday was of President Mamnoon Hussain and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands. This photograph had entirely different impact on me as it apparently lacked sincerity and warmth and was more for world viewing to say that India is extending hands of friendship to Pakistan as a cover up for continued Indian atrocities in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir {on Kashmiris who are demanding their birth right of self-determination} and persisting violation of ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC).
Their school previously accommodated their request while upholding importance of gender equality, by excusing the pupils from shaking hands with any teacher.
The act of shaking hands at the start of a conversation has already been shown to create better cooperation and trust between humans.
Those shaking hands with Mr Darling are understood to have been rebuked by other mosque visitors, who shouted that he has "blood on his hands".
Indeed, the whole handshake charade is a meaningless gesture which reminds me of that silly episode in the communion service when we are all supposed to rush among the pews shaking hands with complete strangers, smiling and saying 'peace be with you'.
Others have suggested that shaking hands between sexes is permissible when outside Yemen, but inside the country, the cultural rules should be respected.
knew who he was shaking hands with, a frequent problem at multi-lingual receptions where the introduction is often translated for the second person after the handshake is completed But Iran didn't deal with that nuance; it simply denied there had been any handshake at all and charged that the news story was a plot to try to make it appear Iran was recognizing Israel.
Summary: Carlo Ancelotti is a firm believer in the practice of shaking hands with opposing managers and will do so after the game with Mark Hughes.
MY friend and I had the pleasure of shaking hands with both Charlton Heston and his wife Lydia.
ENI -- Religious leaders in Uganda are backing government efforts in fighting Ebola by discouraging followers from shaking hands or embracing during greeting.
The Albanian media - and international websites - are buzzing with a video showing Bush's wristwatch apparently disappearing while he was shaking hands with people in Fushe Kruje, 15 miles north of Tirana.
"I played football for many years and if somebody had kicked me in the face I wouldn't have been shaking hands with them.
How you get there is down to you but I do believe in the etiquette of shaking hands after the game regardless of who you play against.
And as for this fuss about Wenger and Mourinho not shaking hands, who the hell cares whether they shake hands or share a tender, lingering kiss at the end of the game?