(take your) hands off (something)

(take your) hands off (something)
(get/take your) ˌhands ˈoff (sth/sb) idiom
(informal) used to tell sb not to touch sth/sb

Get your hands off my wife!

Hey, hands off! That's my drink!

Main entry:handidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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