Come out in the wash

sort itself over time

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • come out in the wash — 1. (of a stain, etc) to disappear on washing 2. To become intelligible, work out satisfactorily (figurative; informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑wash * * * informal be resolved eventually with no lasting harm he s not happy, but he assures me it ll all… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come out in the wash — If something will come out in the wash, it won t have any permanent negative effect …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • come out in the wash — ► come out in the wash informal be resolved eventually. Main Entry: ↑wash …   English terms dictionary

  • come out in the wash —    If something will come out in the wash, it won t have any permanent negative effect.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression is used to tell someone not to worry about a mistake or problem because it won t have any serious… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • come out in the wash — in. to be dealt with in the normal chain of events. (As if someone were counseling someone who had caused a clothing stain.) □ All of these things will come out in the wash. D Whatever it is, it’ll come out in the wash. Don’t worry …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • come out in the wash — informal if something secret or unpleasant comes out in the wash, people discover the truth about it. They don t want the police to investigate, because they re afraid of what might come out in the wash …   New idioms dictionary

  • come out in the wash — verb Of problems or difficulties, to work out, resolve, or become understood eventually and naturally. It may look like a huge mess now, but I expect that it will all come out in the wash as time goes on …   Wiktionary

  • come out in the wash — become clear later, when the dust settles    We will soon know who did it. It will all come out in the wash …   English idioms

  • come out in the wash — informal be resolved eventually. → wash …   English new terms dictionary

  • come out in the wash — Australian Slang sort itself over time …   English dialects glossary


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