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    Air family business in public

    I would hate to think you're airing your family's business in public.


    I'm familiar with the idiomatic expression: to air one’s dirty laundry in public. Is this just a variation on that expression made up by the author, or is it common as well as a separate expression?

    I'm pretty sure it means to talk about your family business in public. This correct, right?

    Thanks.


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    Re: Air family business in public

    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post

    I'm familiar with the idiomatic expression: to air one’s dirty laundry in public. Is this just a variation on that expression made up by the author, or is it common as well as a separate expression?

    I'm pretty sure it means to talk about your family business in public. This correct, right?

    Thanks.
    Yes.

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