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American English: /ˈˌɛm(p)ti ˈhændəd/
British English: /ˌɛmptɪˈhandɪd/

Translation of empty-handed in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • He is more or less a professional hunter, but even he has been known to return from a goose hunt empty-handed.
    • The man and boy were later spotted returning to the scene at around 7pm, only to be seen running away empty-handed.
    • As has as often been told, however, the soldiers could not catch their quarry and returned empty-handed.
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