spring-clean


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spring-clean

vb
to clean (a house) thoroughly: traditionally at the end of the winter
n
an instance of spring-cleaning
ˌspring-ˈcleaning n

spring-clean


Past participle: spring-cleaned
Gerund: spring-cleaning

Imperative
spring-clean
spring-clean
Present
I spring-clean
you spring-clean
he/she/it spring-cleans
we spring-clean
you spring-clean
they spring-clean
Preterite
I spring-cleaned
you spring-cleaned
he/she/it spring-cleaned
we spring-cleaned
you spring-cleaned
they spring-cleaned
Present Continuous
I am spring-cleaning
you are spring-cleaning
he/she/it is spring-cleaning
we are spring-cleaning
you are spring-cleaning
they are spring-cleaning
Present Perfect
I have spring-cleaned
you have spring-cleaned
he/she/it has spring-cleaned
we have spring-cleaned
you have spring-cleaned
they have spring-cleaned
Past Continuous
I was spring-cleaning
you were spring-cleaning
he/she/it was spring-cleaning
we were spring-cleaning
you were spring-cleaning
they were spring-cleaning
Past Perfect
I had spring-cleaned
you had spring-cleaned
he/she/it had spring-cleaned
we had spring-cleaned
you had spring-cleaned
they had spring-cleaned
Future
I will spring-clean
you will spring-clean
he/she/it will spring-clean
we will spring-clean
you will spring-clean
they will spring-clean
Future Perfect
I will have spring-cleaned
you will have spring-cleaned
he/she/it will have spring-cleaned
we will have spring-cleaned
you will have spring-cleaned
they will have spring-cleaned
Future Continuous
I will be spring-cleaning
you will be spring-cleaning
he/she/it will be spring-cleaning
we will be spring-cleaning
you will be spring-cleaning
they will be spring-cleaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spring-cleaning
you have been spring-cleaning
he/she/it has been spring-cleaning
we have been spring-cleaning
you have been spring-cleaning
they have been spring-cleaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spring-cleaning
you will have been spring-cleaning
he/she/it will have been spring-cleaning
we will have been spring-cleaning
you will have been spring-cleaning
they will have been spring-cleaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spring-cleaning
you had been spring-cleaning
he/she/it had been spring-cleaning
we had been spring-cleaning
you had been spring-cleaning
they had been spring-cleaning
Conditional
I would spring-clean
you would spring-clean
he/she/it would spring-clean
we would spring-clean
you would spring-clean
they would spring-clean
Past Conditional
I would have spring-cleaned
you would have spring-cleaned
he/she/it would have spring-cleaned
we would have spring-cleaned
you would have spring-cleaned
they would have spring-cleaned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spring-clean - thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year; "she started spring-cleaning on April 1"
clean house, houseclean, clean - clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week"
Translations

spring-clean

[ˌsprɪŋˈkliːn]
B. VIlimpiarlo todo, limpiar toda la casa

spring-clean

[ˌsprɪŋˈkliːn] vifare le pulizie di primavera
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