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not soil your hands

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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.
(Definition of not soil your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not soil your hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不沾染污点,不参与不好的事情…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不沾染汙點,不參與不好的事情…
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