throw up (one's) hands in frustration

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throw up (one's) hands in frustration

To indicate one's unwilling and frustrated submission to or acceptance of something. We threw up our hands in frustration 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 frustration at the way the government is being run these days.
See also: hand, throw, up