1. to set one's hand to; to start work on
- Despite having lazed around without having touched my work I'm frightened at heart that "Ooh-er, this time I might really not get done in time!?"
2. to embezzle; to use (money obtained in illegal fashion)
- The governor took the money out of a slush fund.
3. to have sexual relations; to have an affair
手を付ける 【てをつける】、手を着ける 【てをつける】
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