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clear the decks

informal
to remove unnecessary things so that you are ready for action: Let's clear the decks and then we can start cooking dinner.
(Definition of clear the decks from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clear the decks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清除障碍准备行动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清除障礙準備行動…
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