Значение идиомы throw up one’s hands in horror

[throw up one’s hands in horror] {v. phr.} To be horrified; feelalarmed; give up hope of straightening things out; be shocked bysomething terrible.

When Mrs. Brown saw the mess the children weremaking in her living room, she threw up her hands in horror.

Everybody threw up their hands in horror at the destruction caused bythe hurricane.


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