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English definition of “at the hands of sb”

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at the hands of sb

C2 If you suffer at the hands of someone, they hurt you or treat you badly: How many people have died at the hands of terrorist organizations?
Translations of “at the hands of sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被(某人)折磨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被(某人)折磨…
(Definition of at the hands of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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