wipe


wipe
01. Could you please [wipe] off the table while I start doing the dishes?
02. You'd better [wipe] little Bobby's nose.
03. Don't [wipe] your dirty hands on your pants.
04. He [wiped] the sweat from his face with his sleeve as he worked.
05. You'd better [wipe] off the screen of the computer, it's getting all dusty.
06. Don't [wipe] your hands on your shirt, you'll get it all greasy.
07. I've got to give the furniture a good [wipe]; everything is all dusty.
08. There is a Creole proverb which observes that if you make yourself into a doormat, people will [wipe] their feet on you.
09. The murderer [wiped] the blood off his hands, and then burnt his stained clothes in the fireplace.
10. Make sure you [wipe] your shoes on the mat before you come in the house.
11. These new handy [wipes] will clean up almost any mess quickly and easily.
12. The little boy [wiped] his auntie's lipstick off his cheek.
13. The young girl [wiped] a tear from her eye as she watched her boyfriend walk away.
14. We'd better [wipe] the dust off of all this stuff before we try selling it in a garage sale.
15. One type of orangutans [wipe] their faces with leaves after eating, and parents teach the social skill to their young.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(as with a cloth, in order to clean or dry) / / , , / , , , / , (Vanellus cristatus)


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