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Phrasal Verbs

wash down

This page is about the phrasal verb wash down

Meaning

to drink something soon after eating food or while swallowing pills

For example

  • wash down sth I need a glass of water to wash down these pills.

  • wash sth down We had steak with salad and washed it down with a nice red wine.

Quick Quiz

We had a delicious dinner of fish fillets and fresh vegetables, washed down with

a. a bottle of white wine

b. a squirt of detergent

c. a bar of soap

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