throw (one's) arms up in horror

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throw (one's) arms up in horror

To make a gesture physically indicating one's shock, horror, and disbelief (about something). We threw our arms up in horror after the CEO told us that our funding had been cut again. She threw her arms up in horror when she realized the file she'd been working on hadn't saved properly.
See also: arm, horror, throw, up
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