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Synonyms for sweep up

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  1. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in(verb)

    force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

    Synonyms:
    swing, sail, swing out, mat, entangle, espouse, get behind, snarl, scuff, hale, drag, embrace, span, adopt, brush, drag out, tangle, hang back, trail, cart, puff, sweep, dishevel, traverse, broom, ravel, drag on, dredge, drop back, drag in, draw, cross, tousle, drop behind, embroil, haul, knot

  2. espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up(verb)

    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

    "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

    Synonyms:
    embrace, adopt, hook up with, acquire, marry, sweep, cover, get hitched with, dramatize, wed, hug, take up, comprehend, assume, get married, embroil, take in, encompass, follow, squeeze, conjoin, bosom, take, take over, dramatise, drag in, borrow, espouse, take on, drag, tangle

How to pronounce sweep up?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say sweep up in sign language?

  1. sweepup

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How to use sweep up in a sentence?

  1. Mae Ngai:

    It was not humane, it was a military style of operation, [Eisenhower] sent hundreds of border patrol officers to sweep up people.

  2. Todd Harris:

    You can get nowhere near first place in Texas and still vacuum up a whole lot of delegates just because of the size of the state, we're under no illusions that there won't be a resounding Ted Cruz victory, but there are things that we think we can do on the margins to sweep up some delegates -- and we're going to do it.

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