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clean (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with clean uk   us   /kliːn/ verb
C1 to make a ​person or ​placeclean and ​tidy: We'll go out as ​soon as I've ​cleaned up the ​kitchen. I need to ​clean up (= ​clean myself or the ​place where I am) before we go out. Clean ​yourself up a ​bit before ​dinner.
(Definition of clean (sb/sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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