throw up (one's) hands in horror

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throw up (one's) hands in horror

To indicate one's unwilling and horrified submission to or acceptance of something. We threw up our hands in horror after they told us that our appointment had been rescheduled again for a third time. All you can do is throw your arms up in horror at the way the government is being run these days.
See also: hand, horror, throw, up
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