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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. 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.

  2. Michael Himes:

    We have about 70 people that are dedicated to just shoreline clean up that is in addition to the almost 30 vessels and their crews that are inside and outside the protection barrier collecting oil.

  3. Dan Leader:

    The effect of what Shell is trying to do is to kill off the case, it's only because of the pressure of litigation that the clean-up is getting back on track.

  4. Dave Thompson:

    If you think you’re going to clean up an oil spill in the Bay of Fundy, you better hope it happens in the morning on a summer day that’s not foggy when there’s no current, otherwise, good luck.

  5. Patrick Waldron:

    Trains have resumed running through the derailment area at a reduced speed due to the ongoing clean-up work at the site.


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