Do not wash your dirty linen in public

don't wash your dirty linen in public

proverb Do not discuss very private, personal matters, especially those that may be embarrassing, in public or with other people. Hey, please don't wash your dirty linen in public—it makes me uncomfortable.
See also: dirty, linen, public, wash
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Do not wash your dirty linen in public.

Prov. Do not talk about your private family problems in public. Grandson: How are we going to make Dad stop drinking? Grandmother: Hush! Don't wash your dirty linen in public.
See also: dirty, linen, not, public, wash
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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