To testify against; betray; RAT ON someone: He said he'd do life before he'd hand up his associates/ This, like the problem of cops refusing to hand up other cops
[1893+; the dated instance is from British schoolboy slang]
Sandberg asked if she had learned anything from the talk, and the woman said, “I learned to keep my hand up.”
I think the government should play a role in giving people a hand up.
And I brought my hand up to my chin saying, 'My wife comes up to my chin.
As he says, most men are not predatory sex pests, trying to force themselves on women, get a hand up her skirt, or cop a feel.
"If I had shorts on he'd put his hand up, under, and go toward my groin," he said.
Sometime, when you are talking rapidly, suddenly put your hand up to your jaw.
As he stretched out his hand up started the wasp and stung him on the nose.
She put her hand up to her face, and I could see her tremble.
She put her hand up to his lips, but he caught it and covered it with kisses.
He lifted her hand gently from his forearm, led her to the front of the locomotive, and held her hand up to the headlight.