Phrasal Verb 'sponge'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'sponge'.

Sponge down

Meaning:

Clean something with a sponge

Example:

I'll SPONGE it DOWN before putting it away.

Sponge off

Meaning:

Accept free food and support without any shame or qualms

Example:

Let’s go to New York, we can always SPONGE OFF my brother there.

Sponge on

Meaning:

Accept or get money without doing any work

Example:

A lot of people are SPONGING ON the state by claiming benefits they're not entitled to.