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What does hands are tied mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

hands are tied


If your hands are tied, you are unable to help, intervene or act.

Another variant of this idiom is:

something has tied someone's hands


I'm sorry. I can't help you. My hands are tied.

The new legislation has tied his hands.

This idiom is in the parts of the body category

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