Come out in the wash 真相大白

更新時間 2013年 10月 31日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間11:03
People washing in Mumbai, India

People wash clothes at an open-air launderette, known as Dhobi Ghat, in Mumbai


Dhobi Ghat is a well-known open-air launderette in Mumbai, India. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes from Mumbai's hotels and hospitals.

Dhobi Ghat 是印度孟買有名的露天洗衣場。當地人把洗衣服的人叫做 dhobi, 即河邊的男洗衣工,他們露天作業洗滌來自當地酒店和醫院的衣物。


當你用短語 to come out in the wash 來談論一個問題的時候它的意思是「最終一切都會好的」。


A: I'm really worried about the problem with my neighbour.
B: Don't worry. It will all come out in the wash. Just relax.

A: I'm so stressed! I'm really worried about my exam... and I'm moving house this weekend! Too much to do.
B: It's OK, it will all come out in the wash. Just focus on one thing at a time.


短語 it will all come out in the wash 的另一個意思是事情最終會水落石出、真像大白的。

A: No one knows why Martin left his job so suddenly. What happened?
B: I don't know either. But I'm sure it will all come out in the wash!


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