it will all come out in the wash

idiom

informal
1
used to say that a problem is not serious and will be solved in the future
Don't worry about it. It will all come out in the wash.
2
used to say that the truth will be known in the future
No one knows who was responsible, but surely it will all come out in the wash.

Dictionary Entries Near it will all come out in the wash

ITV

it will all come out in the wash

it won't hurt

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“It will all come out in the wash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%20will%20all%20come%20out%20in%20the%20wash. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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