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wash my back, i'll wash your'sYou assist ME, Ill Assist YOURate it:

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come out in the washOf problems or difficulties, to work out, resolve, or become understood eventually and naturally.Rate it:

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wash awayTo eliminate, or destroy by fast moving water, such as in a flood, or a high sea.Rate it:

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wash awayTo eliminate, in a figurative sense.Rate it:

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wash downTo help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill.Rate it:

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wash downTo wash something completely from top to bottom.Rate it:

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wash offTo remove by washing.Rate it:

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wash one's dirty linen in publicSynonym of air one's dirty laundry in publicRate it:

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wash one's handsto wash one's hands ofRate it:

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wash one's handsto go to the toiletRate it:

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wash one's hands ofTo absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame for.Rate it:

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wash outTo remove something by washing.Rate it:

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wash outTo wear away by the flow of water; to erode.Rate it:

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wash outTo cancel due to bad weather.Rate it:

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wash outTo lose traction while going around a turn, especially in cycling, motorsports and skiing/snowboarding.Rate it:

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wash out of my hairget the memory out of my head - forgetRate it:

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wash overTo pass unnoticed so that one is unaffected by it.Rate it:

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wash overSaid of the way an emotion affects one suddenly.Rate it:

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wash overOf open water. To surge over the banks, or other retaining structure.Rate it:

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wash upTo clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.Rate it:

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wash upTo wash one's hands and/or face, often around mealtimes.Rate it:

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wash upTo be carried on to land by water.Rate it:

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wash withhave an effect on, persuadeRate it:

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Wash Your Hands of SomethingStop being involved in something, to end involvement with someone or something, stop being responsible for something, disownRate it:

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wash your mouth outA phrase uttered after someone has said a swear word.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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barber's signA standing pole and two wash-balls, historically used outside barber's shops.Rate it:

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brebis qui bêle perd sa gouléeIt is the silent sow that sucks the wash.Rate it:

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cast upto wash something onto the shore.Rate it:

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freshen upto wash or groom oneself in order to be more attractiveRate it:

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passe-moi la casse (rhubarbe), je te passerai le sénéClaw me and I’ll claw thee; One hand washes the other, and both wash the face.Rate it:

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scrub inTo thoroughly wash one's hands and forearms in preparation for performing a surgery.Rate it:

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scrub upto clean or wash by scrubbingRate it:

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