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come out in the wash

1. slang To be exposed, as of a lie or something hidden. Whatever the mayor is trying to cover up will all come out in the wash.
2. slang To have a positive resolution (like a clothing stain that is washed away). Try not to worry too much about this setback—it will come out in the wash.
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come out in the wash

Fig. to work out all right. (Alludes to a clothing stain that can be removed by washing.) Don't worry about that problem. It'll all come out in the wash. This trouble will go away. It'll come out in the wash.
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come out in the wash

1. If the truth or facts come out in the wash, people find out about them after some time. Let's wait to see what comes out in the wash with the inquiry.
2. You tell someone that everything will come out in the wash when you want to reassure them that a difficult situation will definitely end. This will all come out in the wash — I promise you.
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come out in the wash

be resolved eventually with no lasting harm. informal
1993 Canadian Living We could all benefit from borrowing her philosophy: be cheerful and worry sparingly. In the end, it will all come out in the wash.
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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.) Whatever it is, it’ll come out in the wash. Don’t worry.
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come out in the wash

Slang
1. To be revealed eventually: The real reasons for her resignation will come out in the wash.
2. To turn out well in the end: Don't worry; this project will come out in the wash.
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