it's a wash

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used to say that something is equal and that one side does not have an advantageYou won the first game and I won the second, so it's a wash.

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“It's a wash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%27s%20a%20wash. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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