I think you twist and squeeze them, as if you were wringing out a flannel or a wet undergarment.
We must present a strange spectacle to anyone looking in, as we each make mysterious hand movements to ourselves...
Well said MrP. However, Khof's comment raised another question. So, we rub our hands against each other when we wash our hands? Any other verbs?
There is an expression, "one hand washes the other" (although now that I think of it, it should really be EACH hand washes the other) that means "you help me, I help you" or, in Latin, "quid pro quo."
- Hands, Arms?
- Good Hands?
- Drop Hands?
- Wash The Hands?
- Dying In Our Hands?
- «...clean Grimy Hands...»?
- Hands-on Gallery?
- Clean His Hands?
- Wringing My Hands In Vietnam?
- Expression: "Drop Your Hands"?
- A Real Hands On Someone?
- Look It Into Your Hands ?
- Meaning Of "moving One's Hands Toward One's Face"?
- Hands Reach?