be in the clear(redirected from are in the clear)
be in the clear
To be deemed innocent or to avoid blame for some crime or misdeed. No one saw us take the money from the cash register, so we're totally in the clear! The jury deliberated and determined that my client was in the clear.
See also: clear
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