Phrasal Verb 'Mop'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions 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.