One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be resolved eventually with no lasting harm.‘he's not happy but he assures me it'll all come out in the wash’
- ‘The realisation induced a moment or two of panic, and then I shrugged and figured it would all come out in the wash.’
- ‘In normal circumstances, these sorts of differences just come out in the wash.’
- ‘As for my own view, I think it all comes out in the wash; some people are doing nasty things, some people are doing good things, been there, done that.’
- ‘If governments act as they should, and everything else as it should, the market will take care of itself and everything will come out in the wash.’
- ‘Don't worry about it, it'll come out in the wash.’
- ‘So by the time we come to sell up, it will all most likely have come out in the wash.’
- ‘It'll all come out in the wash, as my Gran used to say.’
- ‘After all, one might point out, defendants are not being ‘overtaxed’ by the tort system as long as the average award they pay is reasonable; they will groan at the high awards, gloat over the low ones, and it will all come out in the wash.’
- ‘It's probably saved me a lot of money in therapy because I am aware that it all comes out in the wash.’
- ‘I was hoping to wait until we saw each other, or to see if he got in touch with me at all - childish I know, but hey ho, we are good friends anyway, so it will all come out in the wash.’
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