Chinese translation of 'empty-handed'
to go away empty-handed
一无(無)所获(獲)地离(離)开(開)(yī wú suǒ huò de líkāi)
he returned empty-handed
他空手回来(來)(tā kōngshǒu huílái)
'empty-handed' in Other Languages
British English: empty-handed ADJECTIVE
If you come away from somewhere empty-handed, you have failed to get what you wanted.
Delegates from the warring sides held a new round of peace talks but went away empty-handed.
Translation of empty-handed from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary