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empty-handed

adjective
 
 
/ˌemptiˈhændɪd/
without bringing or taking anything: We can't go to the party empty-handed.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
Translations of “empty-handed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩手空空的, 一無所獲的…
in Russian с пустыми руками…
in Turkish eli boş, umduğunu bulamamış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两手空空的, 一无所获的…
in Polish z pustymi rękami…
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