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Meaning of hands are tied


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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

Example(s):

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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