In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom / phrase and bold italicised in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom / phrase.

What is the correct answer?


Once the case reached the court, the police washed their hands off it .

A. waited for a response to

B. claimed credit for

C. disassociated themselves from

D. seemed eager to continue

Correct Answer :

C. disassociated themselves from