mopping-up


Related to mopping-up: mopping-up operation
Translations

mopping-up

[ˈmɒpɪŋˌʌp]
A. Nlimpieza f
B. CPD mopping-up operation N (Mil) → operación f de limpieza, barrida f; (after flood, storm) → operaciones fpl de limpieza y reconstrucción
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SKY SPORTS found themselves with six hours of airtime to fill after Freddie Flintoff produced the most inspired mopping-up operation since Mrs Mop was at large.
TWO-thirds of Florida attractions have reopened after Hurricane Charley rampaged through the state but there is still mopping-up to do in the west coast resorts of Captiva, Sanibel and Fort Myers.
When it stops, the mopping-up operations take an eternity.