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  • As long as your arm
  • At first hand
  • Backhanded compliment
  • Bite your hand off
  • Biting the hand that feeds IT ( The Register advertising slogan )
  • Blood on your hands
  • Blue collar worker
  • Body and soul
  • Body bag
  • Body blow
  • Body building
  • Body heat
  • Body language
  • Body mass index
  • Body of evidence
  • Body of opinion
  • Body off Baywatch, face off Crimewatch
  • Body painting ( a form of painting that uses the human body as a canvas )
  • Body politic
  • Body popping
  • Body snatcher
  • Body surfing ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bound hand and foot
  • Business at hand
  • Cack handed
  • Cap in hand
  • Cash in hand
  • Caught red-handed ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Caught with your hand in the cookie jar
  • Caught with your hand in the till
  • Chance your arm
  • Change hands
  • Clap him in irons
  • Cold hands warm heart
  • Come out with your hands up
  • Company man ( a worker especially loyal to the employer he works for )
  • Condemned out of hand
  • Cool Hand Luke ( Paul Newman movie )
  • Cost an arm and a leg ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Couldn't lay a glove on me
  • Cross my palm with silver
  • Dab hand at
  • Deck of cards
  • Do you want a shape like a bra? Or do you want a shape like a woman? ( Warner's Body Bra advertising slogan )
  • Doesn't have a jealous bone in his body
  • Don't bite the hand that feeds you
  • Eat out of someone's hand
  • Empty handed
  • Even handed
  • Extend the hand of friendship
  • Face card ( the jack queeen or king in a set of playing cards )
  • Face palm moment
  • Fickle finger of fate
  • Figure painting ( a form of painting in which the human body is the subject )
  • Finger food
  • Finger in many pies
  • Fish and finger pie ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Fits like a glove
  • Five by five
  • Fold your hand
  • Force his hand
  • Free hand
  • Fruiting body
  • Get out of hand
  • Get the upper hand
  • Get your hands dirty
  • Gimme, five
  • Give a hand
  • Give one's right arm for
  • Glove money
  • Go cap in hand
  • Go to hell in a handbasket
  • Golden handshake
  • Golden parachute
  • Good hands
  • Got to hand it to you
  • Grease your palm
  • Hand a line
  • Hand in glove
  • Hand in hand
  • Hand in your notice
  • Hand it on a plate
  • Hand it over
  • Hand job
  • Hand me down
  • Hand me downs
  • Hand over
  • Hand over fist
  • Hand picked
  • Hand to mouth
  • Hand's turn
  • Hand-held device
  • Hand-to-gland combat ( slang term for masturbation )
  • Handbags at ten paces
  • Handbrake turn ( 180 degree turn in a car by locking the back wheels )
  • Hands across the sea
  • Hands free
  • Hands on
  • Hands that do dishes can feel soft as your face, with mild green Fairy Liquid ( Fairy Liquid advertising slogan )
  • Hands up
  • Hands up if you use Right Guard, Hands down if you don't ( Right Guard antiperspirant advertising slogan )
  • Hat in hand
  • Have a hand in
  • Have clean hands
  • Have it in hand
  • He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Healing hands
  • Heart to God, hand to man ( The Salvation Army advertising slogan )
  • Heavenly body
  • Heavy Lunch ( Nickname of American football player Norman Hand )
  • Heavy handed
  • Helping hand
  • High five
  • High handed
  • Hold all the cards
  • Hold hands
  • Holding your cards close to your chest
  • Home worker
  • House of cards
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Beatles song )
  • If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?
  • If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands
  • In a world full surrounded by Windows, we're handing out rocks ( BeOS Radio advertising slogan )
  • In safe hands
  • In the hands of the receiver
  • In the palm of your hand
  • Iron fist in velvet glove
  • It takes two hands to hold a Whopper ( Burger King advertising slogan )
  • It's what your right arm's for ( Courage Beer advertising slogan )
  • Jive talk
  • Jive talkin' ( Bee Gees song )
  • Join hands
  • Kack handed
  • Keep body and soul together
  • Keep your finger on the pulse
  • Keep your hand in
  • Keep your hands to yourself
  • Know like the back of your hand
  • Knuckle down to
  • Knuckle head
  • Knuckle sandwich
  • Knuckle under
  • Laser Rocket Arm ( Nickname of Peyton Manning )
  • Lay a finger on
  • Lay hands on
  • Lay your cards on the table
  • Left-handed compliment
  • Lend a hand on the land ( WWII slogan )
  • Lend a helping hand
  • Let's shake hands on it
  • Little Hands of Stone ( Nickname of Michael Carbajal )
  • Look ma, no hands!
  • Look, no hands
  • Lose hands down
  • Lucky at cards, unlucky in love
  • M&Ms melt in your mouth, not in your hand ( M&Ms chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Many hands make light work
  • Milk. It does a body good ( Milk Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Mob handed
  • My hands are tied
  • Near the knuckle
  • Nobody better lay a finger on my Butterfinger! ( Nestle's Butterfinger advertising slogan )
  • Off hand
  • Off your hands
  • On the cards
  • On the one hand
  • On the other hand
  • One hand tied behind your back
  • One hand washes the other
  • One off the wrist
  • Over my dead body
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm off
  • Pay an arm and a leg
  • Play your cards right
  • Point the finger
  • Pull your finger out
  • Put it on the long finger
  • Put your cards on the table
  • Put your finger on it
  • Put your finger on the button
  • Put your hand in your pocket
  • Put your hand to the plough
  • Put your hands together
  • Raise your hand if you're sure ( Sure advertising slogan )
  • Right hand man
  • Royal flush ( in poker - a hand including a ten jack queen king and ace of the same suit )
  • Rule of thumb
  • Safe pair of hands ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shot in the arm ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Show of hands
  • Show your hand
  • Sit on your hands
  • Sleight of hand
  • Smack on the wrist
  • Smell the Glove ( fictional album by the spoof heavy-metal band Spinal Tap )
  • Sticks out like a sore thumb
  • Stops body odour ( Lifebouy Soap advertising slogan )
  • Strengthen your hand
  • Strong in the arm and thick in the head
  • Switch hitter ( A baseball expression denoting a batter who can hit left or right handed )
  • Take the law into your own hands
  • Take your hand in marriage
  • Take your life in your hands
  • Talk to the hand
  • The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Body Guard ( Nickname of Baron Davis )
  • The Devil finds work for idle hands to do
  • The Glove ( Nickname of Gary Payton )
  • The Man With The Golden Arm ( Frank Sinatra movie )
  • The Palm Beach Story ( Claudette Colbert movie )
  • The Palm Springs Of Washington ( Nickname of Yakima Washington )
  • The answer is at hand
  • The body is still warm
  • The body of evidence
  • The hand is quicker than the eye
  • The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world
  • The long arm of the law
  • The matter in hand
  • The milk chocolate melts in your mouth, not in your hand ( M&M advertising slogan )
  • The moving finger writes
  • The moving finger writes; and, having writ, moves on ( from a poem by Fitzgerald )
  • The right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing
  • Three Finger ( Nickname of Mordecai Brown )
  • Thumb a ride
  • Thumb lashing
  • Thumb your nose
  • Time on your hands
  • Try your hand
  • Twist around your little finger
  • Twist your arm
  • Under My Thumb ( Rolling Stones song )
  • Under the thumb
  • Upper hand
  • Vacation is a world where there are no locks on the doors or the mind or the body ( Club Med Resorts advertising slogan )
  • Wardrobe malfunction ( when an item of clothing slips out of place to expose part of the body - typically a woman's breast )
  • Wash your hands of it
  • What we have here is a failure to communicate ( line from Cool Hand Luke )
  • Whip hand
  • White knuckle ride
  • Who's finger do you want on the trigger?
  • Winning hands down
  • Wrapped around your little finger
  • Wring one's hands
  • Yorkshire born in Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head
  • You too can have a body like mine ( Charles Atlas advertising slogan )
  • You're in good hands ( Allstate Insurance advertising slogan )

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