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Wipe the slate clean

Submitted by Icey on Sat, 01/12/2018 - 23:54

Idiomatic translations of "Wipe the slate clean"

Dutch
Schone lei
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English
turn over a new leaf
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English
turn the page
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English
blank slate
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French
Faire table rase
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Greek
γυρίζω (νέα) σελίδα
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Greek (classical)
λευκός χάρτης
Italian
voltare pagina
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Latin
tabula rasa
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Croatian, English #1, #2
Persian
از نو شروع کنیم
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Serbian
Nepisana tablica
Serbian
Okrenuti novi list
Spanish
hacer borrón y cuenta nueva
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Swedish
vända blad
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Turkish
Boş levha (Felsefi)

Meanings of "Wipe the slate clean"

English

Forget past disagreements or faults and make a fresh start. (ref. Oxford Dictionary)

Explained by Icey on Sat, 01/12/2018 - 23:54
Explained by Icey

Literally, a slate is a chalkboard. At some point, the time comes to wipe all the writing/images off.

Erase the past mistake or regret and start anew

- BreezyDay 1 week ago

"Wipe the slate clean" in lyrics

Pink Floyd - Lost for Words

So I open my door to my enemies
And I ask could we wipe the slate clean
but they tell me to please go fuck myself

Fard - Your Kiss

I dream every night of your lips
Sadly, too much time has probably passed
Wipe the slate clean and get sick
Of the thought that someone else gives you a kiss

Los Hermanos Rosario - Wipe The Slate Clean And Start Again

Wipe the slate clean and start again
No, don't cry, it's not worth it
Wipe the slate clean and start again.

Şebnem Ferah - Start from Scratch...

Start from scratch..Love is a need...at times
Wipe the slate clean...
Start from scratch...Love is a need...at times

We Were Promised Jetpacks - Peaks And Troughs

I'm a constant reminder I'm a bee with that buzz
And I'll try to forget you, and I try to forget
And I wipe the slate clean, I still know where I've been
It all tumbles above me, and I peak and I trough

Ilan Chester - It's true

when the most beautiful things we'll once again see
Maybe, then, finally, at last,
wipe the slate clean, we'll come to understand
that love is the right and duty.

tv·2 - This Is Not A Quiz

And least at all that it's too late
You lend me a hand
And I wipe the slate clean

Bonnie & Clyde - Going Back to Jail

We can't spend our whole lives hidin', Buck
That ain't no way to live
It is time to wipe the slate clean
Ask the good Lord to forgive