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English definition of “not soil your hands”

not soil your hands

literary
to not become involved in something unpleasant or bad: These were top lawyers, the kind who wouldn't normally soil their hands with police work or criminal law.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
(Definition of not soil your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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