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Phrasal Verbs

wipe away

This page is about the phrasal verb wipe away

Meaning

to remove something by wiping it with a tissue, a cloth or a hand

For example

  • wipe away sth He'd been told that boys didn't cry, so Jimmy tried to wipe away his tears before anyone could see them.

  • wipe sth away You've got some ketchup on the corner of your mouth. Use this handkerchief to wipe it away.

Quick Quiz

Linda cut her finger while cutting up vegetables, and then wiped the blood away with

a. some water

b. a bandage

c. a tissue

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