List of phrasal verbs with WASH with meaning and examples in English. Learn useful phrasal verbs with wash through pictures.
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- Meaning: Eliminate, or destroy by fast moving water, such as in a flood, or a high sea
- Example: Thousands were left homeless as the flood waters washed away the eastern part of the city.
- Meaning: Eliminate, in a figurative sense
- Example: This latest piece of information, if true, will wash away all doubt.
- Meaning: Help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill
- Example: I had a nice beef sandwich washed down with a pint of bitter.
- Meaning: Wash something completely from top to bottom
- Example: You must wash the wall down well before painting.
- Meaning: Remove (or be removed) by washing
- Example: I hope this mud will wash off without too much scrubbing.
- Meaning: Remove something by washing
- Example: That stain will easily wash out.
- Meaning: Wear away by the flow of water; to erode
- Example: The sandcastle was washed out by the tide.
- Meaning: Cancel due to bad weather
- Example: The continuous rain washed out the cricket match.
- Meaning: Lose traction while going around a turn, especially in cycling, motorsports and skiing/snowboarding
- Example: The rider washed out around that last turn and hit a tree.
- Meaning: Pass unnoticed so that one is unaffected by it
- Example: The news of the actor’s death just washed over me, as I did not particularly like the man anyway.
- Meaning: Affect the emotions of (a person) suddenly and overwhelmingly
- Example: A wave of embarrasment washed over me, as I became suddenly hot, and red in the face.
- Meaning: Surge over the banks, or other retaining structure
- Example: The river washed over the embankment at several places.
- Meaning: Clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal
- Example: You wash up tonight and I’ll dry.
- Meaning: Wash one’s hands and/or face, often around mealtimes
- Example: Dinner is almost ready, so go and wash up.
- Meaning: Carry an object to land
- Example: The whale was washed up on the beach.
Useful phrasal verbs with WASH.