wash one's hands of love

wash one's hands of

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  • v. To absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame for; to refuse to have any further involvement with.

Etymologies

From The Bible's account of Pontius Pilate washing his hands and refusing to condemn Jesus. Matthew Ch.27:24 (Wiktionary)

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