come out in the wash

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come out in the wash (third-person singular simple present comes out in the wash, present participle coming out in the wash, simple past came out in the wash, past participle come out in the wash)

  1. (idiomatic) Of problems or difficulties, to work out, resolve, or become understood eventually and naturally.
    It may look like a huge mess now, but I expect that it will all come out in the wash as time goes on.