Phrasal Verbs with 'Wash'

Wash away

When floods or waves completely remove a structure, building, etc.

Example: The ice cream stall on the beach was WASHED AWAY in the storm last night.

Wash down

Drink in order to swallow something solid

Example: I WASHED the antibiotics DOWN with a glass of water.

Wash out

Rain so heavily that an event has to be cancelled

Example: The rain WASHED OUT the championship final.

Wash over

Suddenly experience a strong emotion

Example: He felt numb as grief WASHED OVER him.

Wash up

Clean everything used to prepare food and eat it

Example: The children WASHED UP after lunch.

Wash up

When something in the sea or river is left on the shore or bank

Example: After the crash, several bodies WASHED UP on the beach.

Wash up

Wash face and hands

Example: Be sure you and the kids WASH UP before dinner.