A Wash

LORELAI: If I clean up Hug-a-World, does that cancel out me not getting rid of the boxes?
RORY: I’ll consider it a wash.

A wash, an idiom meaning that something is equal, with neither side having an advantage. It dates to the early twentieth century, and originally meant something disappointing, “a washout”. The meaning has gradually changed to mean that the situation is neither positive nor negative.

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