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have sth on your hands

If you have a difficult situation on your hands, you have to deal with it: If the police carry on like this they'll have a riot on their hands. She has a battle on her hands if she wants the organization to change.
to be to blame for something: We have the blood of these people on our hands (= we are responsible for their death or injury). His death is on the government's hands.
(Definition of have sth on your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have sth on your hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手头有(麻烦事)要处理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手頭有(麻煩事)要處理…
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