当你用短语to come out in the wash来谈论一个问题的时候它的意思是“最终一切都会好的”。
- 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.
值得注意的是，短语it will all come out in the wash的另一个意思是事情最终会水落石出、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!