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 Meanings and Examples of WASH
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wash
 v.  clean something using water
 v.  move by or as if by water, flush with a liquid
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Though he hates to wash his face.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
2  "We three will be ready in a minute," cried Amy, running away to wash her hands.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  I made a 'pome' yesterday, when I was helping Hannah wash, and as Father likes my silly little things, I put it in to amuse him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  I wish we could wash from our hearts and souls.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  She had to wash the cups every morning, and polish up the old-fashioned spoons, the fat silver teapot, and the glasses till they shone.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
6  I wash my hands of you, was Amy's short answer.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
7  A maid servant then brought them water in a beautiful golden ewer and poured it into a silver basin for them to wash their hands, and she drew a clean table beside them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
8  A maid-servant brought them water in a beautiful golden ewer, and poured it into a silver basin for them to wash their hands; and she drew a clean table beside them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
9  They pulled without flagging, and carried not only Nausicaa and her wash of clothes, but the maids also who were with her.
The Odyssey By Homer
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10  When they reached the water side they went to the washing cisterns, through which there ran at all times enough pure water to wash any quantity of linen, no matter how dirty.
The Odyssey By Homer
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11  They also brought him the little golden cruse of oil, and told him to go and wash in the stream.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VI
12  I cannot wash as long as you all keep standing there.
The Odyssey By Homer
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13  He had done so before an upper servant told him to come to the bath and wash himself.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
14  The sea quaked as the rock fell into it, and the wash of the wave it raised drove us onwards on our way towards the shore of the island.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
15  My dear child," answered Eurynome, "all that you have said is true, go and tell your son about it, but first wash yourself and anoint your face.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVIII
Example Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
16  He could also learn to use the vacuum cleaner, the washing machine and other household appliances.
17  Like potato washing, it was soon imitated by other macaques in the troop.
18  He had had the foresight to bring in the washing before the rain started.
19  I'm worried about washing that shirt in case it shrinks.
20  A clean hand wants no washing.
21  I was worried I wouldn't be able to hang my washing out.
22  We have a washing line from which we hang clothes to dry.
23  My job was to hang out the washing.
24  A crow is never the whiter for washing herself often.
25  The cat lay on the sofa, washing itself.
26  Our washing machine broke down yesterday and flooded the kitchen.
27  The shirt's cuffs won't sag and lose their shape after washing.
28  We run the washing machine at night because off-peak electricity is much cheaper.
29  Be careful not to overload the washing machine.
30  A washing machine is run by a small electric motor.