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wash (sth) up

phrasal verb with wash uk   /wɒʃ/  us   /wɑːʃ/ verb
A2 UK to ​clean the ​plates, ​pans, and other things that you have used for ​cooking and ​eating: He ​washed up his ​mug and put it back on the ​shelf.

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in Chinese (Simplified) 清洗,洗刷(用过的餐具)…
in Turkish bulaşıkları yıkamak…
in Russian мыть посуду…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清洗,洗刷(用過的餐具)…
in Polish zmywać coś /naczynia…
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