wring one's hands

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Definition of wring one's hands

: to twist and rub one's hands together because one is nervous or upset wringing her hands while waiting for her son to call

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“Wring one's hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wring%20one%27s%20hands. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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