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English definition of “leave sth in your wake”

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leave sth in your wake

to go somewhere new, leaving problems, confusion, etc. behind you, that you have caused: The soldiers rampaged through the town centre, leaving chaos in their wake.
Translations of “leave sth in your wake”
in Chinese (Traditional) (離開某地)留下(麻煩或一片混亂等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (离开某地)留下(麻烦或一片混乱等)…
(Definition of leave sth in your wake from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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