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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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She had the doctor trait which some dogs possess; and as a mother cat washes her kittens, so she washed and cleansed Buck's wounds.
Even Black Tilly who washes the floor, looked through the piazza window and called me 'Honey, child' when she wasn't crying too much to call me anything.
Afterwards it used to turn up in all sorts of places--at the bottom of small drawers, among my studs in cardboard boxes--till at last it found permanent rest in a large wooden bowl containing some loose keys, bits of sealing wax, bits of string, small broken chains, a few buttons, and similar minute wreckage that washes out of a man's life into such receptacles.
If I call him by five o'clock,' said Varden, turning hurriedly to his wife, and he washes himself clean and changes his dress, he may get to the Tower Stairs, and away by the Gravesend tide-boat, before any search is made for him.
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quick Quack Car Wash, a growing chain of exterior-only, express car washes, has announced that it will be offering a free car wash to all veterans and active military personnel on Veteran's Day in conjunction with the nationwide "Grace for Vets" program.
Whether you are renting crates or pallets from PPS or own your own RTE stock, PPS Wash has opened its doors to demonstrate working trial washes, using customers own soiled products on their new crate and pallet wash line.
Nazdar has introduced ImageStar Eco Blend, a new line of press and screen washes designed to comply with today's air quality standards.
Washes begin with pre-wash preparation, hand-delivered by the friendly LA Car Wash staff, before your car rolls gently through the auto jets, washing and rinsing your vehicle.
What he came up with was the Cadillac of automated truck washes.
We've teamed up with BP to give away over one million Nectar points and hundreds of BP car washes.
Although Jesus tells his disciples after he washes their feet that they are to wash one another's feet, Mary does this very thing to Jesus in the previous chapter in John.