This page is about the phrasal verb mop up
to clean up something that has spilled by using a mop or a cloth
clean up, wipe up
- mop sth up After one of my kids spilled her drink, a waiter came and mopped it up.
- mop up sth His assistant said mopping up spilt coffee was not one of her duties. She told him to do it himself.
Contributor: Matt Errey