Phrasal Verbs

clean up

This page is about the phrasal verb clean up


to make something clean and tidy


tidy up, clear up

For example

  • clean up sth You're not going anywhere until you've cleaned up your bedroom. It's a mess!

  • clean sth up Could whoever dropped food on the floor please go and clean it up?

Nouns often used as objects with clean up: house, room, kitchen, bedroom, mess, spilled drink

Quick Quiz

I'm teaching my children to be responsible by making them do things such as cleaning up

a. any mess they make

b. their friend's bedrooms

c. their teeth

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