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a clean break

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha clean breaka clean breakSUDDENLYa complete and sudden separation from a person, organization, or situation Den left the next day, needing to make a clean break. clean
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a clean breakWhy argue about the terms of the divorce when both of you just want a clean break?Gossip has it that his wife had recently left him and he wanted to make a clean break.It was best to make a clean break.Men may suffer just as much when a relationship fails, but they seem able to make a cleaner break.The adoption of an economy based on farming did not effect a clean break.In such cases a clean break at 16+ removed many existing constraints and frustrations.And this year the association has tried to make a clean break from the past.He says it indicates a clean break with a stupid and superstitious past.He made almost a clean break with the game, except for some local television work.
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