sponge down

sponge down
1. clean with a sponge, by rubbing
Syn: ↑sponge off
Hypernyms: ↑rub
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

2. wash with a sponge
Hypernyms: ↑wash, ↑lave
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s


Somebody ——s somebody

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sponge down
To clean or wipe with a sponge (spongeˈ-down noun)
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Main Entry:sponge

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