clean slate

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Noun1.clean slate - an opportunity to start over without prejudice
chance, opportunity - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
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I ventured further, till I could overlook the lawns: they lay like clean slates in the starlight: there was no sign of living thing nearer than the house, which was still lit up, but quiet enough now.
Carvajal is suspended for the final group game - a dead rubber with Borussia Dortmund - but starts the knockout stages with a clean slate.
Mr Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team.
Other than Russia, China and Saudi Arabia are almost guaranteed to win seats as their regional grouping is putting forward a clean slate of four countries for four seats.
I loved working on cars, but I wanted a clean slate.
YOFiMeter works with a diverse team of endocrinologists, practitioners, healthcare institutions, patients and other stakeholders to create a device with a clean slate approach, a device that fits into their lives without disrupting it.
Clean Slate, based at The Beacon, won the 'Social Enterprise of the Year' at the Newcastle Business Awards.
The 60-year-old founded social enterprise Clean Slate Financial Wellbeing Services in 2010 to provide money tips and advice to the vulnerable sector of society, and now offers free one-to-one sessions and paid for courses to organisations across the region.
It will be interesting to see who the next gaer is when he is appointed, but hopefully it is a clean slate for everyone.
IN THE GRAPEGROWING YEAR, March is the month with a clean slate.
The Bangsamoro Transition Commission believes that a clean slate is essential for the new political entity to function competently.
I hope the chief executive is given a clean slate to look at all these things.