清扫 clean (a room), as with a brush
After all the guests had left,I swept up.客人都走后,我清扫了房间。
The poor women of the area were employed to sweep up after office hours.该地区的贫苦妇女们被雇来每天下班后打扫卫生。
1.完全消除,彻底肃清 completely clear away
I want to make a clean sweep of all the old books.我想清除所有的旧书。
He had to make a clean sweep of all his debts.他不得不偿清全部债务。
2.压倒优势的胜利 completely win
He won the election by a clean sweep.他在选举中大获全胜。
接连取得成功 be continuously successful
Jim won every race that afternoon, sweeping all before him.那天下午吉姆屡战屡胜,在几次赛跑中均名列第一。
1.推到一边 push (sb/sth) to one side with a brush or one's hand
Sweeping all others aside, she pushed her way to the front.她把别人都推开,挤到了前边。
2.不予考虑 refuse to pay attention to (sth)
He was so full of his own schemes, that he swept aside reasonable doubts.他很有一套自己的办法,对别人合理的怀疑也不予理会。
1.(使)轻快地前进 (cause to) move forward easily, as driven by the wind
With all the sails up, the little boat swept along in the pleasant wind.小舟张起全部风帆在和风中轻快地前进。
2.打动,感染 persuade (sb, usually a crowd) of the truth of one's speech
The speaker had the ability to sweep his listeners along with him.这个演说者有打动听众的能力。
clean, clear, sweep, dust, mop, wipe, scrub
clean ： 是这些动词中最常用的词，指将某物或某处的污物等清除掉，弄干净。
clear ： 指清除不要的东西。
sweep ： 指用扫帚等进行清扫，也用作比喻。
dust ： 指将积落在物体表面的尘土抹去、掸掉或擦去以保干净。
mop ： 侧重指用拖把擦洗地板，有时也指擦干净或擦去。
wipe ： 多指用布、纸等物把东西擦净，也指擦掉某物。
scrub ： 指用硬刷、肥皂或水用力地擦洗某物。
1. With one sweep of her hand she threw back the sheets.
2. The anti-drug sweep had netted nearly 900 kilogrammes of cocaine.
3. Get a broom and sweep up that glass will you?
4. Two of the soldiers swiftly began making a sweep of the premises.
5. In times of war, governments often sweep human rights aside.
6. The ground fell away in a broad sweep down to the river.
7. The commission's conclusions sweep away a decade of denials and cover-ups.
8. Wintry weather continues to sweep across Britain.
9. Cross-currents can sweep the strongest swimmer helplessly away.
10. the latest fitness craze to sweep the country
11. to sweep the floor
12. Sweep the leaves into the corner where they won't be noticed.
13. You'd better damp down the ground and then sweep it.
14. With a sweep of his sword he cut through the rope.
15. Newspaper editorials spoke of the need to sweep away corruption.