do the washing

This page is about the collocation do the washing

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to wash clothes, sheets, towels, etc.

For example

  • I usually to the washing, but sometimes my husband does it.

  • I used to do the washing at the laundrette, but I've been doing it at home since we got a washing machine.

Also "do the laundry"

Quick Quiz

After doing the washing, I

a. put the dishes away

b. dry my hair with a towel

c. hang the clothes out to dry

Contributor: Matt Errey