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press the flesh

  1. (idiomatic) To shake hands and socialize, especially in a political gathering.
    • 2008, "The Clintons Double-Team Obama," Time, 23 Jan.:
      Bill Clinton was in full campaign form Tuesday. Hours behind schedule, he stopped to press the flesh with everyone in sight.

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