to shake hands: to greet somebody by holding their hand and moving it up and down.
Rafael Benitez and Alex Ferguson’s difficult relationship was on show at Old Trafford again yesterday:
“…Rafael Benitez and Alex Ferguson again failed to shake hands at the final whistle on Sunday after Chelsea staged a stirring comeback from 2-0 down…”
verb: to shake hands with someone
noun: a handshake
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