French translation of 'empty-handed'
les mains videsto go away empty-handed
partir les mains videsto return empty-handed
revenir les mains vides,
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THE NEXT DAY, while Todd was flying back to London, empty-handed and feeling utterly desperate, his fate was sealed.Final Resort
Twice he snatched at the air, twice he came away empty-handed.SACRAMENT (2001)
Each time she went out, she would buy a plant -- not to return empty-handed to the emptiness.Coup d'Etat
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Translation of empty-handed from the Collins English to French Dictionary