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idioms using “wash”
Wash one’s hands of (something)
To end one’s association with (something)
“Naoko-san washed her hands of her committee work long ago; it was an ineffective committee anyway.”
No gain or loss
“She made money on the sale of one stock but lost the same amount on another stock, so it was a wash.”
It will all come out in the wash.
The truth will eventually be told.
“Of course he is lying, but don’t worry; it will all come out in the wash.”
(Something) won’t wash
People won’t accept or believe (something)
“Tanaka-san said she missed the plane in Hawaii but that excuse for missing work didn’t wash with her supervisor.”
“After he was caught stealing company funds, his career as an accountant was washed up.”