wash, wipe or clean with a sponge
get by sponging
"she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"
He mopped up the..blood with a sponge.
出自： Rider Haggard
Nurses..bathed him with alcohol-soaked sponges.
出自： E. Segal
She..began sponging her cheeks with..water.
出自： V. Woolf
We sponged and pressed our winter coats.
出自： Dodie Smith
It's so nice to sponge myself down in a hot bath, it makes me feel so much cleaner.
The gambler sponged a cigarette from the man sitting next to him.
The impostor sponged 1000 pounds from his acquaintance.
这污渍用海绵擦得掉吗? sponge sth ⇔ off
The mother sponged crayon marks off.
It's ridiculous to accuse people who need state benefits of sponging off the state.
指责需要国家救济金的人诈取国家钱财是荒谬的。 sponge sth off sb
Old William usually manages to sponge a drink off somebody in the pub.
The pedlar sponged money off us.
He feels it very shameful to sponge on his parents after he's grown up.
You should try to sponge out the memory of the accident.
The sentence should be sponged out.
The state loan sponged up most of the available savings.