Translation of "hamstring" - English-Traditional 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;使難有作爲
The company was hamstrung by traditional but inefficient ways of conducting business. 這家公司被其傳統但低效率的經營方式所束縛。

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

膕繩肌腱
He pulled (= injured) a hamstring while playing football. 他在打橄欖球時拉傷了一條膕繩肌腱。

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