someone's hands are clean

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someone's hands are clean

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someone has clean hands

If someone's hands are clean or they have clean hands, they are not involved in a bad or illegal activity. War is a dreadful business and no-one's hands are clean. You people don't have such clean hands yourselves. Note: You can also say that someone keeps their hands clean. I would rather keep my hands clean and allow the solicitors to deal with these matters.
See also: clean, hand
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