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rinse sth out

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with rinse   /rɪns/ us  
to quickly wash the inside of something with clean water: I'll just rinse these glasses out and leave them to dry. She rinses out her mouth every morning to prevent bad breath.
Translations of “rinse sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沖洗,涮洗(…的內部)…
in Russian полоскать, мыть…
in Turkish çalkalamak, gargara yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲洗,涮洗(…的内部)…
in Polish wypłukać coś, przepłukać coś…
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