Phrasal Verb 'clean'

We have 5 phrasal verb definition 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.