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    AE word for washing-up

    What verb is used in AE to mean "to wash dishes"? Are do the washing-up and wash up (as an intransitive verb) used in the US?
    Thank you
    Last edited by Englishlanguage; 03-Feb-2008 at 22:16.

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    Re: AE word for washing-up

    Do the dishes; wash or clean the dishes.

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    Re: AE word for washing-up

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhaheart View Post
    Do the dishes; wash or clean the dishes.
    Thank you...

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