Phrasal Verb: Clean out

Clean out

Meaning: Tidy up thoroughly and throw away unwanted things.

Example: I really must CLEAN the study OUT; there's stuff all over the floor and piles of paper everywhere.

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Clean out

Meaning: Cause someone to spend all their money

Example: The holiday CLEANED me OUT- I'm broke till the end of the month.

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