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  1. tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square awayverb

    put (things or places) in order

    "Tidy up your room!"

    Synonyms:
    shed light on, put right, disentangle, enlighten, unbend, crystalize, see the light, crystalise, elucidate, tidy up, crystallize, iron out, groom, square away, clear, straighten, reform, crystallise, straighten out, roll out, sort out, illuminate, unsnarl, neaten, clear up, tidy

  2. clean upverb

    make a big profit; often in a short period of time

    "The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up"

    Synonyms:
    neaten, straighten, straighten out, tidy up, tidy, square away

  3. clean upverb

    dispose of

    "settle the bills"

    Synonyms:
    neaten, straighten, straighten out, tidy up, tidy, square away

  4. clean upverb

    make oneself clean, presentable or neat

    "Clean up before you go to the party"

    Synonyms:
    neaten, straighten, straighten out, tidy up, tidy, square away

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How to use clean up in a sentence?

  1. Regina Ip:

    It's not too difficult to submit a resignation letter, I have done that Regina Ip... but it's more difficult to stay behind and take care of the aftermath, we would like her to continue to hold the fort... it's not easy to deal with the fallout and clean up this mess. I think she should do her duty.

  2. Paul Morozzo:

    BP is fuelling a climate emergency that threatens millions of lives and the future of the living world, the science is clear - we must stop searching for new oil and gas if we want a liveable planet. BP must clean up or clear out.

  3. Jessica McFadden:

    When people arrive, I totally give them jobs and don't act the martyr. That makes everyone happy and part of the process, the most important things to do, I think, for a stress-free Thanksgiving are to pray, eat and love what you did ... and let someone else clean up.

  4. Robert Downey Jr.:

    Between robotics and technology, we could probably clean up the planet significantly, if not entirely, within a decade.

  5. Rotterdam Port:

    Experts expect that clean-up work will take days if not weeks.

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