free from dirt; free from bacteria or anything impure
fresh; not yet used
morally or sexually pure; fair or honest; not disobeying rules or laws
having a smooth edge or surface; even; regular
make (sth) clean or free of dirt; become clean
"children with clean shining faces"
"clean white shirts"
"a spotlessly clean house"
"cats are clean animals"
"a clean bill of health"
"a clear winner"
"efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"
"clear laughter like a waterfall"
"clear reds and blues"
"a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
"a clean voting record"
"a clean driver's license"
"a clean fuel"
"cleaner and more efficient engines"
"the tactical bomb is reasonably clean"
"good clean fun"
"a clean joke"
"a clean (or uninfected) wound"
"led a clean life"
"a clean manuscript"
"fill in the blank spaces"
"a clean page"
"wide white margins"
"a clean fight"
"a sporting solution of the disagreement"
"a clean test flight"
"a clean getaway"
"a clean sweep"
"a clean break"
"he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"
"a clean throw"
"the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
"after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
"clean forgot the appointment"
"I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
"they played fairly"
"Clean the stove!"
"The dentist cleaned my teeth"
"Clean the turkey"
"She housecleans every week"
"clean up before you see your grandparents"
"clean your fingernails before dinner"
"This stove cleans easily"
"The other players cleaned him completely"
"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"
"The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
"Clean the spots off the rug"
"clean grain before milling it"
All of Diamond perfect pure and cleene.
We were asked to clean down the walls when we left the house that we had been renting.
I'm going to clean down the car this afternoon.
I want you to clean down the top of that wooden table until I can eat my dinner off it.
She felt that it was hopeless to try to clean her hand of the blood.
我希望这些黑斑点能除掉。 clean sth ⇔ off
I hope I shall be able to clean off these black marks.
Clean out your desk.
把你桌子内部清扫一下。 clean sb/sth ⇔ out
He cleaned out his room.
I need some to help in cleaning out the animal shelter.
Why don't you clean out your handbag?
你为什么不把你的手提包收拾一下? clean sb/sth ⇔ out
The manager cleaned out inefficient personnel.
厂长把低效率人员精简掉了。 clean sb/sth out of sth
The new mayor promised to clean the crooks out of the city government.
Inefficient personnel were cleaned out of the management.
管理人员中办事效率不高的被清除了出去。 clean sb/sth ⇔ out
We played cards and he cleaned me out.
I've no more savings now, buying the TV has cleaned me out.
She cleaned out her savings in a short time.
The robbers cleaned the bank out, and got away with ￡100,000.
I'm cleaned out after last night's heavy spending.
Another jeweler's was cleaned out of all its stock on Saturday night.
星期六晚上,又一家珠宝店被洗劫一空。 clean out
The thieves took the jewels and then cleaned out.
As soon as I finish cleaning up,I'll join you.
You should always clean up after a picnic.
野餐后你们要收拾干净。 clean up for sth
Boys and girls, clean up for dinner.
孩子们,收拾干净准备开饭吧! clean sth ⇔ up
Let me clean up the broken glass before someone walks on it.
They are cleaning up the house before moving in.
He has cleaned up the room.
It's your turn to clean up the bedroom.
Tell him to clean the table up.
He cleaned the paper and rubbish up on the floor.
他把地上的废纸和脏东西收拾干净。 clean sth ⇔ up
The brothers cleaned up a profit in the property market.
They cleaned up a tidy sum by selling their tickets at a high price just before the concert.
在音乐会开始之前,他们高价出售门票,赚了不少钱。 clean up on sth
The company cleaned up on its recent business arrangement.
那家公司在最近的业务中赚了一笔钱。 clean sb/sth ⇔ up
They fought bravely to clean up the bandits.
They left a company behind to clean up the last enemy positions.
他们留下一个连来清除敌人最后的几处阵地。 clean up on sb
The boxer cleaned up on his opponent.
Far from welcoming criticism, he did all he could to clean up on his critics.
他根本不欢迎批评,相反,总是千方百计打击批评他的人。 clean sth ⇔ up
They clean up old debts.
They clean up pending cases.
他们处理完了悬而未决的案件。 clean sth ⇔ up
The mayor tried to clean up the city, but to no avail. Criminal activities were still everywhere and the crime rate was still high.
市长试图整顿那个城市,但未能奏效。犯罪活动仍很猖獗,犯罪率仍然很高。 clean up
Wait for me. I have to clean up.
I'll have to clean up and change clothes before I go to that party.
When he cleaned up, we could hardly recognize him.
他清洗一番后我们几乎认不出他了。 clean oneself up
Just give me ten minutes to clean myself up; I'm covered in oil.