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clean

In addition to the idioms beginning with clean, also see come clean; have a clear (clean) conscience; keep one's nose clean; make a clean breast of; make a clean sweep; new broom sweeps clean; take to the cleaners; wipe the slate clean.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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