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Significado de “clear (sth) up” - Diccionario Inglés

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clear (sth) up

phrasal verb with clear uk   /klɪər/  us   /klɪr/ verb


B2 mainly UK to make a ​placetidy by ​removing things from it or putting them where they should be: Dad was ​clearing up in the ​kitchen. I'm ​tired of always having to ​clear up after you (= ​tidyyour things).


If an ​illnessclears up, or if ​medicineclears an ​illness up, the ​illness goes away: You won't be ​able to go ​swimmingtomorrow if ​yourcold hasn't ​cleared up. These ​pills should ​clearyourrash up.

clear sth up

phrasal verb with clear uk   /klɪər/  us   /klɪr/ verb
B2 to give or ​find an ​explanation for something, or to ​deal with a ​problem or ​argument: They never ​cleared up the mystery of the ​missingmoney. After 20 ​years the ​case has ​finally been ​cleared up.
(Definition of clear (sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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“clear (sth) up” in British English

    Palabra del día

    nothing of the kind

    used to emphasize a negative statement

    Palabra del día

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