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Petrichor: The smell after rainfall
take leave of
take one's leave of
. Depart from, say good-bye to. For example,
Sorry but I have to take leave of you now
After the movie we'll take our leave of you
take leave of one's senses
. Behave irrationally, act crazy, as in
Give them the keys to the house? Have you taken leave of your senses?
come to one's senses
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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