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lay the ghost of sth (to rest)

to ​finallystop being ​worried or ​upset about something that has ​worried or ​upset you for a ​longtime: With one ​stunningperformance, 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 Learners 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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