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

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

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)