mop up
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mop up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (liquid)
a. limpiar, enjugar
2. (fig)
a. terminar con, limpiar (enemy forces)
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mop up
transitive verb
1 [+spilt water] secar; [+floor, surface] limpiar
you can always mop up the sauce with your bread siempre puedes rebañar or mojar la salsa con el pan
2 (Mil) acabar con
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(clean) limpiar; (with mop) pasar la fregona
you go to bed. I'l mop up here.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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