mop up



  • To clean up (liquid) with a mop, rag, sponge, or other cleaning device.
  • To fix problems; to correct or repair.
  • To absorb the leftovers of a dish with bread etc., in order to eat them.
  • To consume or get rid of an excess of something.
  • To clean up an area destroyed by a natural disaster or by violent activity.
  • To finish something off; to apply a finishing touch
  • To get rid of (enemies) within a certain area.
  • To win a competition decisively.
  • To pitch the final innings especially of a game that is no longer close.


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