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.
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wash your hands

go to the toilet. euphemistic
See also: hand, wash
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WASHING your hands can reduce the risk of contracting stomach bugs by nearly half.
Try this: washing your hands with hot water and soap should last for the time it takes to sing a verse of 'Happy Birthday'.
Although it's impossible to keep your hands germ-free, washing your hands frequently can help limit the transfer of bacteria, viruses and other microbes and thus avoid getting sick and spreading illness.
Something as simple as washing your hands can go some way in preventing the spread of diseases.
Dubai: Washing your hands with soap is more effective against the transmission of infections than using vaccinations, stressed a senior municipality official on Tuesday.
Washing your hands with soap is such a simple thing to do but there is no doubt it saves lives.
coli on their hands and phones encourages them to take more care in the bathroom - washing your hands with soap is such a simple thing to do but there is no doubt it saves lives.
Using hand-sanitizer is a better and more effective 70 way of washing your hands.
I have a real bee in my bonnet about personal hygiene, smelling nice, washing your hands, bathing, showering etc.
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Washing your hands is one of the simplest and most effective ways to avoid infections such as H1N1 and seasonal influenza, says a Geisinger physician.
You can pick up germs when you touch surfaces like elevator buttons or keyboards and then touch your own eyes, nose or mouth before washing your hands.
To effectively wash away germs, scientists recommend washing your hands for--seconds.
Food-safety experts stress washing your hands, not only before you prepare a meal but as you move from one food group to another.
A Washing your hands is one of those routines that can easily be taken for granted, to the point that we can overlook just how important it is to do it right.