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

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

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)