keep/get one's hands off (of)

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Definition of keep/get one's hands off (of)

: to not touch (something) Keep your hands off the cookies! We're saving them for later. often used figuratively The military is asking lawmakers to keep their hands off the defense budget.

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“Keep/get one's hands off (of).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%2Fget%20one%27s%20hands%20off%20%28of%29. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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