Translation of "hamstring" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hamstringverb [ T often passive ]

uk /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/ us /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/ hamstrung

to limit the amount of something that can be done or the ability or power of someone to do something

使受限制;使难有作为
The company was hamstrung by traditional but inefficient ways of conducting business. 这家公司被其传统但低效的经营方式所束缚。

hamstringnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/ us /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/

any of five tendons (= pieces of tissue connecting muscles to bones) at the back of the knee

绳肌腱
He pulled (= injured) a hamstring while playing football. 他在打橄榄球时拉伤了一条绳肌腱。

(Translation of “hamstring” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)