Question: English & Literature

'when a hand shake goes beyond the elbow, we know it has turned to another thing' what is the meaning of this idiomatic statement from the Arrow of God by Chinue Achebe.

In English & Literature | Asked by sandiemil
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This idiomatic phrase indicates that when a friendly gesture goes too far, then it is not a friendly gesture. In other words, sometimes what appears to be a friendly gesture....isn't.

MHood2 | 686 days ago