Wash your hands 洗手不幹了

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Image caption A person washes her hands under a tap using a bar of soap

今日短語

短語 wash one』s hands of 的意思是退出參與某事,不再過問某事,徹底洗手不幹了。

例句

The studio executives turned the movie from a drama into a comedy. The director got angry and washed his hands of the whole project.

Mr Brooks was tired of helping lazy students every day. He decided to wash his hands of them and only concentrate on the pupils who worked hard.

請注意

短語 something will not wash with somebody 的意思是某事不會被別人相信。這是一個非正式表達。

例句

Susan said she was late because she had to go to a funeral, but that excuse won't wash with her teacher any more. He now knows there was no funeral.