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Difference between Come down in the last shower and Come out in the wash

come down in the last shower—(Irish coll., usually negat.) be naive and gullible:

  • I’m sorry to disappoint you, if you expect me to take your work seriously, but unfortunately for you I didn’t come down in the last shower.

come out in the wash

1. (of the truth) be revealed or become clear later:

  • The impression is being created that everything will come out in the wash within the inquiry and that people will be found guilty or not guilty.

2. (of a situation) be resolved or put right eventually, especially without intervention:

  • “I thought everything was going to be all right….” “Don’t worry, old girl, it’ll all come out in the wash.”