do the washing-up

do the washing-up(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. lavar
The rule in our house is that the person who doesn't cook has to do the washing-up.La regla en nuestra casa es que la persona que no cocina tiene que lavar.
b. fregar
I don't like leaving dishes in the sink overnight. I always do the washing-up before I go to bed.No me gusta dejar platos en la pileta durante la noche. Siempre friego antes de acostarme.
c. lavar los platos
We use a different soap for doing the washing-up than washing our hands.Usamos un jabón diferente para lavar los platos que las manos.
d. fregar los platos
I can clean the dining room if you do the washing-up.Yo puedo limpiar el comedor si tú friegas los platos.
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