sweep out
index purge (purify)

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  • sweep out — [phrasal verb] sweep (something) out or sweep out (something) : to remove dust, dirt, etc., from (something) by using a broom or brush Please sweep out the room when you re done working. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweep out — Synonyms and related words: bleach, blow, blow out, bowdlerize, broom, brush, brush off, clean, clean out, clean up, cleanse, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear the decks, defecate, delouse, deplete, depurate, deterge, drain, dry… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sweep out — 1. Eject. 2. Clean, brush out, clear out …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sweep out of — {v. phr.} To leave in an impressive, majestic manner. * /Offended by Tim s remark, Mary swept out of the room with her head high in the air./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sweep out of — {v. phr.} To leave in an impressive, majestic manner. * /Offended by Tim s remark, Mary swept out of the room with her head high in the air./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sweep\ out\ of — v. phr. To leave in an impressive, majestic manner. Offended by Tim s remark, Mary swept out of the room with her head high in the air …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sweep — Synonyms and related words: Derby, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, S curve, aberrancy, aberration, advance, airscape, ambit, arc, arch, ball the jack, barrel, be effortless, be painless, bend, bend back, bending, bias, bingo, boom, bow, bowing …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sweep (book series) — Sweep   Author(s) Cate Tiernan Country USA …   Wikipedia

  • sweep something under the rug — (or carpet) conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten * * * sweep (something) under the rug see ↑sweep, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑rug sweep (something) under the rug (US) (or chiefly Brit swee …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweep — ► VERB (past and past part. swept) 1) clean (an area) by brushing away dirt or litter. 2) move or push with great force. 3) (sweep away/aside) remove or abolish swiftly and suddenly. 4) search or survey (an area). 5) pass or traverse swiftly and… …   English terms dictionary

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