Shake hands vs. Handshake
Shake hands = (verb) to hold someone’s hand and move it up and down several times as a way of greeting.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan when they met at Delhi to discuss the Kerala flood situation.
- Nice to meet, Tomi said , shaking my hand when I met him at Chicago.
- People shake hands when meeting with friends and guests.
- Children should be taught how to shake hands with their friends.
- He came up and shook hands with me again before parting.
Handshake =(noun) A brief greeting or parting tradition in which two people grasp one of each other’s hand. Using right hand is considered proper etiquette.
- Handshakes are very common especially on business meetings.
- In Russia , a handshake is performed by men and rarely performed by women.
- In business, a handshake is an important tool in making the right first impression.
- He welcomed me with a warm handshake.