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English definition of “throw up your hands in horror/despair”

throw up your hands in horror/despair

to show that you are shocked or that you disagree strongly with something: They threw up their hands in horror at his suggestion.Expressing and showing feelings
(Definition of throw up your hands in horror/despair from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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