Definition of “wash your hands of sth” - English Dictionary

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“wash your hands of sth” in British English

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wash your hands of sth

If you wash your hands of something that you were previously responsible for, you intentionally stop being involved in it or connected with it in any way:

She couldn't wait to wash her hands of the whole project.

(Definition of “wash your hands of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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