to air dirty laundry

разг. распускать сплетни, рассказывать (скрываемые) подробности чужой личной жизни

The club is meant to be a source of support, it is not a place to air dirty laundry about other members. — Клуб был задуман как источник поддержки, здесь не место сплетничать о личной жизни других членов клуба.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • air one's dirty laundry in public — • air one s dirty laundry/linen in public make public something embarrassing that should be kept secret The dinner party became uncomfortable when the host began to air his colleagues dirty laundry in public …   Idioms and examples

  • air your dirty laundry in public — If you air your dirty laundry in public, you reveal aspects of your private life that should really remain private, by telling a secret, arguing in public, etc …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dirty laundry — noun personal matters that could be embarrassing if made public • Syn: ↑dirty linen • Hypernyms: ↑personal business, ↑personal matters, ↑affairs * * * noun [noncount] : private information that causes shame and embarrassment when it is made… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dirty laundry — noun a) Unflattering facts or questionable activities that one wants to remain secret, but which some other may use to blackmail with. If you dont tell me why you did it, Ill air all your dirty laundry to your boss. b) Laundry that is unclean or… …   Wiktionary

  • air your dirty laundry in public — air/wash/your dirty linen/laundry/in public phrase to discuss private subjects or problems in public Washing football’s dirty linen in public does nothing for the game. Thesaurus: to discuss something …   Useful english dictionary

  • air one’s dirty laundry —  Talk about one’s problems …   American business jargon

  • don't wash your dirty laundry in public — (UK) People, especially couples, who argue in front of others or involve others in their personal problems and crises, are said to be washing their dirty laundry in public; making public things that are best left private. (In American English,… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • don't wash your dirty laundry in public — (UK)    People, especially couples, who argue in front of others or involve others in their personal problems and crises, are said to be washing their dirty laundry in public; making public things that are best left private. (In American English …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Don't wash your dirty laundry in public —   (UK)   People, especially couples, who argue in front of others or involve others in their personal problems and crises, are said to be washing their dirty laundry in public; making public things that are best left private. (In American English …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • wash your dirty laundry in public — air/wash/your dirty linen/laundry/in public phrase to discuss private subjects or problems in public Washing football’s dirty linen in public does nothing for the game. Thesaurus: to discuss something …   Useful english dictionary

  • air one's dirty linen in public — • air one s dirty laundry/linen in public make public something embarrassing that should be kept secret The dinner party became uncomfortable when the host began to air his colleagues dirty laundry in public …   Idioms and examples

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