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English definition of “wipe the slate clean”

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wipe the slate clean

to start a new and better way of behaving, forgetting about any bad experiences in the past: A new relationship presents you with the opportunity to wipe the slate clean.
Translations of “wipe the slate clean”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重新開始,將以前的糟糕經歷一筆勾銷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重新开始,将以前的糟糕经历一笔勾销…
(Definition of wipe the slate clean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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