Definition of “wash (sth) up” - English Dictionary

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“wash (sth) up” in British English

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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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