Phrasal Verb 'mop'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition related to 'mop'.

Mop up

Meaning:

Resolve a problem

Example:

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

Mop up

Meaning:

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

Meaning:

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

Meaning:

Remove a liquid that has been spilt

Example:

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