Thesaurus / mop up
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Wait till I get my handkerchief, fellows, and mop up the flowing tears.
I expected him to mop up the floor with that Englishman, sick as he is; and he would, if he hadn't apologized.
THE OTHER FELLOWF. HOPKINSON SMITH
The Canadians who had to "mop up" had the "time of their lives" and some ticklish moments.
It is affirmed that there is money in box-ball, that hoop-la yields a fortune, that "you mop up the tin" with a huckley-buck.
HINTS TO PILGRIMSCHARLES STEPHEN BROOKS
And a dull red flush crept into the boy's face as he quickly produced a rag and began to mop up the débris.
STUBBLEGEORGE LOOMS
"Now your old mother's coming to mop up the place," called Baird.
MERTON OF THE MOVIESHARRY LEON WILSON
They had used every clean towel in sight to mop up the puddles on the floor and they were wet to their chins.
ROSEMARYJOSEPHINE LAWRENCE
Lucy, ask Clara for a duster and pail of water to mop up the mess.
Within the entrance are ever-fresh stains like blood, which you can mop up with blotting paper.
"It doesn't take a physical prodigy to mop up cocktails or pink tea," Kit murmured deprecatingly.
SMOKE BELLEWJACK LONDON

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