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English definition of “clear (sth) up”

clear (sth) up

(TIDY) mainly UK phrasal verb with clear     /klɪər/ US  /klɪr/ verb
B2 to make a place tidy 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 (= tidy your things).Cleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of clear (sth) up (TIDY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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