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handcuff

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usually handcuffs plural something that physically prevents free movement

  • the man reluctantly held out his wrists so the policeman could snap on handcuffs
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handcuff

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1 to confine or restrain with or as if with chains

  • wanted to take the trip, but was handcuffed by her responsibility to watch her ailing father
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2 to create difficulty for the work or activity of

  • the fear that the new mandatory, standardized tests will handcuff the state's teachers, who will have to specifically tailor their lesson plans for the test
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cramp oneʼs style, give a hard time

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