wash with

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wash with (third-person singular simple present washes with, present participle washing with, simple past and past participle washed with)

  1. (colloquial) have an effect on (a person), persuade
    • 1987, Withnail and I:
      I: Please, I don't feel good.
      Withnail: That's what you would say, but that wouldn't wash with Geoff.