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wash dirty linen laundry in public

wash dirty linen laundry in public in Culture

wash dirty linen (laundry) in public definition


To air private problems where they can be seen or heard by all: “The company may have real problems, but it's unfortunate that the directors have chosen to wash their dirty linen in public through the press.”

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