Meaning of “put something behind someone” in the English Dictionary

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"put something behind someone" in American English

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put something behind someone

phrasal verb with put us /pʊt/ verb present participle putting, past tense and past participle put

to try to forget or ignore something unpleasant:

I’m going to put all this behind me and think about the future.

(Definition of “put something behind someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)