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    litda is offline Newbie
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    sweep or broom

    Please correct my sentence.

    I will sweep and mop the first floor on this Friday.
    I will broom and mop the first floor on this Friday.

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    2006 is offline Banned
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    Re: sweep or broom

    Quote Originally Posted by litda View Post
    Please correct my sentence.

    I will sweep and mop the first floor on this Friday.
    I will broom and mop the first floor on this Friday. I have never heard "broom" used as a verb, but dictionaries list it as also being a verb.
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    Re: sweep or broom

    I think "broom" as a verb is British; I've never heard it either, but I've seen it written that way across the pond.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: sweep or broom

    I've not come across it as a verb- Onelook.com gives it as a verb, but it must be pretty archaic.

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