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English definition of “fling up your hands”

fling up your hands

to show that you are very shocked or frightened: They flung up their hands in horror at the cost of the trip.Expressing and showing feelings
(Definition of fling up your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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