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fling up your hands

UK to show that you are very ​shocked or ​frightened: They ​flung up ​theirhands inhorror at the ​cost of the ​trip.
(Definition of fling up your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fling up your hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常吃惊, 非常害怕…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常吃驚, 非常害怕…
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