lay hands on

wait till I lay my hands on you!

Syn:
catch, lay/get hold of, get one's hands on, seize, grab, grasp, capture

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  • lay hands on — index attack, procure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lay hands on — verb manage with the hands • Hypernyms: ↑manipulate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * 1 wait till I lay my hands on you!: CATCH, lay/get hold of, get one s hands on, seize, grab, grasp, capture. 2 it s n …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay hands on — {v. phr.} 1. To get hold of; find; catch. * /The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on./ * /If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail./ Compare: LAY ONE S HAND ON(2). 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay hands on — {v. phr.} 1. To get hold of; find; catch. * /The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on./ * /If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail./ Compare: LAY ONE S HAND ON(2). 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay\ hands\ on — v. phr. 1. To get hold of; find; catch. The treasure hunters can keep any treasure they can lay hands on. If the police can lay hands on him, they will put him in jail. Compare: lay one s hand on(2) 2. To do violence to; harm; hurt. They were… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lay hands on —    to beat    Someone who expresses a wish to lay his hands on you is seldom a faith healer or a bishop wishing to confirm you. Occasionally it means to kill, especially in the phrase, lay hands on yourself, to commit suicide …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • lay hands on — verb To find, obtain or procure. If we can lay hands on some chicken wire and a black light, we can make some scary Halloween decorations …   Wiktionary

  • lay hands on — 1) (smth) get hold of or find something If I can lay my hands on a slide projector I will show you the pictures of my trip tonight. 2) (smb) do violence to, harm, hurt He said that if he ever lays hands on the person who stole his car he will… …   Idioms and examples

  • lay hands on — Synonyms and related words: abduct, administer the Eucharist, ambush, annex, anoint, assail, assault, attack, bless, blitz, bushwhack, carry off, chrism, come at, come down on, confirm, crack down on, cross, descend on, descend upon, do duty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lay hands on — touch with the hands; grab, grasp …   English contemporary dictionary


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