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See also: emptyhanded
- Alternative form of
2016 May 22, Phil McNulty, “Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United”, in BBC:
- United looked on course to end the season empty-handed as well as missing out on Champions League football when substitute Jason Puncheon's powerful far-post finish put Palace ahead with 12 minutes left.
- See also Wikisaurus:impoverished
having nothing to give
having given or received nothing