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English definition of “throw up your hands in horror/despair”

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throw up your hands in horror/despair

to show that you are shocked or that you disagree strongly with something: They threw up their hands in horror at his suggestion.
Translations of “throw up your hands in horror/despair”
in Chinese (Traditional) 感到驚恐/絕望, 強烈反對…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感到惊恐/绝望, 强烈反对…
(Definition of throw up your hands in horror/despair from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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