it's a wash
Definition of it's a wash
—used to say that something is equal and that one side does not have an advantage You won the first game and I won the second, so it's a wash.
Word by Word Definitions
: the player in a game who performs the principal action of the game (such as trying to find others in hide-and-seek)
: to cleanse by or as if by the action of liquid (such as water)
: to remove (something, such as dirt) by rubbing or drenching with liquid
: to cleanse (fur) by licking or by rubbing with a paw moistened with saliva
: a piece of ground washed by the sea or river
: bog, marsh
: a shallow body of water
: involving essentially simultaneous purchase and sale of the same security
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