wash (one's) hands

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wash (one's) hands

To clean one's hands, typically with soap and water. Kids, be sure to wash your hands before coming to the dinner table! Everyone in my class is sick, so I've been washing my hands constantly.
See also: hand, wash

wash your hands

go to the toilet. euphemistic
See also: hand, wash
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"Have U Washed Your Hands 2Day," (which is also available in Spanish), offers children easy-to-remember information on when and why they should regularly wash their hands with soap and water.
Now win their leaders/loyalty and you've won the peace./Sometimes a man, innocent or not,/has to die to pay the price of it.//The man was innocent, you say?/But don't forget you washed your hands of him--/a little water cleared you of the deed./What a stroke of genius!
McCormick: One study recently looked at monitoring compliance at the patient level, giving patients the power and the license to say to the staff person, "Have you washed your hands or have you used alcohol gel?" Maryanne McGuckin of the University of Pennsylvania has done a number of studies in which patients were taught to ask healthcare providers to wash their hands.