put (something) behind (oneself)

phrasal verb
put (something) behind (oneself); putting (something) behind (oneself); puts (something) behind (oneself)

Definition of put (something) behind (oneself)

: to stop worrying about or being upset by (something that happened in the past) It was a disappointing loss, but we need to put it behind us and focus on winning the next game.

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“Put (something) behind (oneself).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28something%29%20behind%20%28oneself%29. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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