Phrasal Verb 'Mop up'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Mop up'.

Mop up

Resolve a problem

Example: He was left to MOP UP the mess after they resigned.

Mop up

Kill or capture the last few enemy soldiers after a victory.

Example: After the battle, it took them a couple of weeks to MOP UP the remaining rebels.

Mop up

Eat a sauce with bread to finish it

Example: The sauce was so delicious that I ordered some bread to MOP it UP.

Mop up

Remove a liquid that has been spilt

Example: I used a cloth to MOP UP the coffee I had knocked over.