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empty-handed

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈemp·ti ˈhæn·dɪd/
not having anything to bring or to take away: The two would-be robbers fled empty-handed.
Translations of “empty-handed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩手空空的, 一無所獲的…
in Russian с пустыми руками…
in Turkish eli boş, umduğunu bulamamış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两手空空的, 一无所获的…
in Polish z pustymi rękami…
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