Definition of rub one's hands in English:

rub one's hands

  • Rub one’s hands together to show keen satisfaction: figurative the manufacturers rubbed their hands with delight as people went on a spending spree
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    • Instead, he rubbed his hands together, satisfied.
    • Then he rubs his hands together in anticipation.
    • Statuesquely seated on a sofa, with her carefully straightened hair cascading down her back, she practically rubs her hands together in glee when she talks about her stint as a crime reporter.
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