wash your hands of something
Meaning: 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.
Many sponsors washed their hands of the sport of cycling because
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Contributor: Matt Errey