The wringing of his hands, the dropping of his ice cream into his lap.
He says the worst of it is in his neck, which on good days feels like someone is grabbing it rather than wringing it.
With a looming humanitarian disaster in Libya, Western nations are wringing their hands over what to do.
Pundits are wringing their hands over the leaks emerging on how the Supreme Court decided Obamacare.
Some artists were just happy to have their music out [but] the labels were just wringing their hands.
"I knew you'd tell me what you thought," he exclaimed, wringing my hand good-bye.
Never, never, wringing her hands, should she meet with a mistress she loved so well.
So saying, the little woman ran off towards the town, wringing her hands, and Jack ran beside her.
Swan pushed back from the table, wringing the coffee from his mustache.
wringing his hands and with tears in his eyes, throws himself on his knees before King Pietro.
Old English wringan "press, strain, wring, twist" (class III strong verb; past tense wrang, past participle wrungen), from Proto-Germanic *wrenganan (cf. Old English wringen "to wring, press out," Old Frisian wringa, Middle Dutch wringhen, Dutch wringen "to wring," Old High German ringan "to move to and fro, to twist," German ringen "to wrestle"), from PIE *wrengh- "to turn," nasalized variant of *wergh- "to turn," from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus).