Thesaurus / dirty linen
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But the business of exporting our "dirty linen" was grossly mismanaged.
A garment of dark cloth, probably a cloak, and some dirty linen were all that came to view.
THE BLACK BUCCANEERSTEPHEN W. MEADER
Napoleon, who knew the world, said, 'It is always best to wash your dirty linen at home!'
I left him hovering despondently over his equipment and a pile of dirty linen.
And this is done by half-starved people, in torn boots, in dirty linen—because the country has neither boots nor soap.
Why can't a man wash his dirty linen at home, if he has any to wash.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
His work now was to count the dirty linen, and he did it very badly.
Up and down the middle passage walked a man in a dirty linen coat and with gray bristles projecting from his nostrils.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
Even if I had done wrong you should not have reproached me in public—people wash their dirty linen at home.
"Sister's" sharpest reproofs were called forth by errors made in connection with this daily exchange of clean for dirty linen.

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