Translation of "sweep" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /swiːp/ us past tense and past participle swept
CLEAN [ I, T ] also sweep up

B2 to clean the floor using a brush

süpürmek, silmek
She's just swept the floor.
He swept up the pieces of broken glass (= removed them from the floor with a brush).
be swept along/away, etc

B2 to be pushed or carried along, often by something strong that you cannot control

sürüklenmek, alıp götürülmek, önüne katıp götürülmek; silinmek; süpürülmek
Many trees were swept away in the flood.

to quickly affect a large area

süratle yayılmak, çarçabuk etkisi altına almak
The disease is sweeping the country.
Panic swept through the crowd.
sweep along/into/past, etc

to move quickly, especially in a way that shows you think you are important

bir hışımla hareket etmek/kalkmak; çalımla geçmek
She swept past me in the corridor.

(Translation of “sweep verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)