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dirty laundry

This page is about the collocation dirty laundry

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

unwashed clothes, sheets, towels, etc.

For example

  • There's a pile of dirty laundry in his bedroom.

  • Kate was taking her dirty laundry to the laundromat when I saw her.

Quick Quiz

If you've got dirty laundry, you've got

a. a laundry that needs cleaning

b. clothes that need washing

c. a washing machine

Contributor: Matt Errey