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English definition of “wash your dirty linen in public”

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wash your dirty linen in public

disapproving
People who wash their dirty linen in public discuss, or allow to be discussed in public, matters that should be kept private.
Translations of “wash your dirty linen in public”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在公開場合談論私密之事, 家醜外揚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在公开场合谈论私密之事, 家丑外扬…
(Definition of wash your dirty linen in public from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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