wash your hands of something
This page is about the idiom wash your hands of something
If you wash your hands of something that you were involved in, you decide to stop being involved in it after losing your interest or belief in it.
- She washed her hands of the whole project after she found out that people had been stealing donated money.
- Jim washed his hands of politics long ago after realising how corrupt most politicians were.
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Contributor: Matt Errey