English version

wash your hands of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwash your hands of somethingwash your hands of somethingRESPONSIBLEto refuse to be responsible for something anymore I’ve washed my hands of the whole affair. wash
Examples from the Corpus
wash your hands of somethingDid you feel like washing your hands of me again?The sooner it washes its hands of Mr Haider the better.Imagine Delwyn Pepper up so in New York, washing his hands of our business.Chun was not able to wash his hands of the Kwangju massacre, which dogged him throughout his eight-year rule.Dunbar has already washed his hands of the project.In the summer of 1988, King Hussein washed his hands of the territories.We can not wash our hands of this.Let us wash our hands of those who do not care for us.I wash my hands of you.
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