Phrasal Verb 'Clean'

We have 5 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Clean'.

Clean off

Meaning: Remove dirt or something dirty

Example: After dinner, I CLEANED OFF the table.

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.

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.

Clean up

Meaning: Tidy and clean

Example: CLEAN this bedroom UP; it's a disgrace.

Clean up

Meaning: Profit, sometimes suddenly

Example: At the horse races yesterday we really CLEANED UP.