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lay the ghost of sth (to rest)

to finally stop being worried or upset about something that has worried or upset you for a long time: With one stunning performance, he has laid to rest the ghost of all his defeats last season.
(Definition of lay the ghost of sth (to rest) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay the ghost of sth (to rest)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 终于摆脱…的困扰,终于走出…的阴影…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終於擺脫…的困擾,終於走出…的陰影…
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