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wash sth down

phrasal verb with wash uk   /wɒʃ/  us   /wɑːʃ/ verb

(CLEAN)

to clean a large object or surface with a liquid: He washed the car down with soapy water.

(EAT)

informal to eat food or swallow medicine with a drink that helps or improves it: Supper was fresh salmon and vegetables, washed down with a bottle of white wine.
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