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Wash

Gains equal losses.

Wash

A situation in which the profit on one activity or investment equals the loss on another. When an investment is a wash, it is said to break even.
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The jackal waited till the washerman was taking a nap and then addressed the donkey: "My dear friend, I think we have met already.
The mainato ('washerman') performs a purification role and is an important guest at Sri Lankan marriage ceremonies.
This is not to mention the small quantities that were also bought by the estate staff and local hands such as the railway station master, postman, butcher, blacksmith, and, more prominently, the dhobi (washerman).
Occupational Category Pashtu Name 1 Descendants of the Prophet {Sayyid {Sahibzada 2 Saints of Various Degrees, All Landowners and {Mian Mediators in Conflict {Akhundzada {Pirzada 3 Landowners and Warriors Pakhtun 4 Priest Mullah 5 Shopkeeper Dukandar 6 Muleteer Paracha 7 Farmer, Tenant Zamidar 8 Goldsmith Zerger 9 Tailor Sarkhamar 10 Carpenter Tarkarn 11 Blacksmith Inger 12 Potter Kulal 13 Oil-presser Tili 14 Cotton-carder Landap 15 Weaver Jola 16 Leatherworker Mochi 17 Agricultural Labourer Dehqan 18 Herdsman Gujar 19 Ferryman Jalawan 20 Musician and Dancer Dem 21 Washerman Dobi 22 Barber Nai 23 Thong- and Sieve-maker, Dancer Kashkol
Tenders are invited for outsourcing of messing conservancy including horticulture safaiwala dry and wet gardener security guards oblique chowkidar housekeeping hair cutting oblique barbers stitching oblique tailors and laundry services washerman
The washerman tells the story of a successful blogger, KC, who has low self-esteem and is in desperate search of true love.
He had earlier also dressed up as a magician, a woman, a washerman, a schoolboy, Narad Muni, Adolf Hitler among others.
The boy was from the washerman community while the girl hailed from the slightly more powerful milkman caste.
There are lawns at two levels with pathways, a dhobi (washerman) ghat, numerous shrines and dharinshalas (rest houses for pilgrims).
IN a neatly canned shot of Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghat , Prateik Babbar as washerman Munna reveals to the pretty NRI girl Shai ( Monica Dogra) that he landed in Mumbai from Darbhanga jilla because he wasn't getting enough to eat at home.
On one day I attended class, the students were learning about the washerman, rajakah.