Air Your Dirty Laundry in Public

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To discuss your personal matters and conflicts publicly specifically when you argue with someone .

Etymology:

  • It's embarrassing hanging personal dirty laundry people can see. Here dirty laundry represents personal matters and issues one should not ‘air’ (discuss) in public. However, another phrase could also be used for such situation and that is to ‘air your dirty linen in public’. 
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Maria, my class fellow always fights with others and air her dirty laundry in public without any reason.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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lufta din smutsiga tvätt offentligt

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