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Wash Dirty Linen in Public 1100 Words You Need Week 12

Published on November 8th, 2019 | Last updated on November 8th, 2019 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Wash Dirty Linen in Public 1100 Words You Need Week 12 | 104 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Wash Dirty Linen in Public

Wash Dirty Linen in Public

to openly discuss something embarrassing in public, to discuss public affairs, spill the beans, reveal secret affairs, reveal personal and private matters openly, show one’s hand:

The information on the schooling system confirmed an established pattern in the republic by which the authorities – at all levels – did their best not to wash dirty linen in public and to solve thorny problems without involving their superiors or external bodies.

Antonym: keep a stiff upper lip

French: révéler des affaires privées

Farsi: موارد خصوصی را آشکار ساختن

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