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English definition of “be in the clear”

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be in the clear

to not be guilty of a crime: The police breathalysed Andy last night, but he was in the clear. C2 to have no problems after being in a difficult situation: The X-rays showed that she's in the clear.
Translations of “be in the clear”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無罪,清白, 沒有問題, 身體健康,沒有疾病…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无罪,是清白, 没有问题, 身体健康,没有疾病…
(Definition of be in the clear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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