clean down

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vt sep car, lorrywaschen; wallsabwaschen
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"My first aim will be to CLEAN DOWN (do you comprehend the full force of the expression?)--to CLEAN DOWN Moor House from chamber to cellar; my next to rub it up with bees-wax, oil, and an indefinite number of cloths, till it glitters again; my third, to arrange every chair, table, bed, carpet, with mathematical precision; afterwards I shall go near to ruin you in coals and peat to keep up good fires in every room; and lastly, the two days preceding that on which your sisters are expected will be devoted by Hannah and me to such a beating of eggs, sorting of currants, grating of spices, compounding of Christmas cakes, chopping up of materials for mince-pies, and solemnising of other culinary rites, as words can convey but an inadequate notion of to the uninitiated like you.
We go.' And just then Hughie fetched him a clout that knocked him clean down the stairs and off the veranda."
They went to work at once, plowing, barrowing, rolling, furrowing, in admirable order, as if they were bent on making this a model farm; but when I was looking sharp to see what kind of seed they dropped into the furrow, a gang of fellows by my side suddenly began to hook up the virgin mould itself, with a peculiar jerk, clean down to the sand, or rather the water -- for it was a very springy soil -- indeed all the terra firma there was -- and haul it away on sleds, and then I guessed that they must be cutting peat in a bog.
Yet the fact remains that the reader, who was a fine, robust old man, was knocked clean down by it as if it had been the butt end of a pistol."
Although the cGMP design of the screener is based on clean lines making sanitation easier, reducing the exposure of operators to products during clean down of the sieve can be achieved by retrofitting the Russell WIP system.
Taking the time to comprehensively clean down your car, rinsing off harmful chemicals left on the road by gritters and other cars can extend the length of your vehicle's bodywork.
| CHECK GUTTERING CHECK gutters are clear of leaves and clean down pipes.
Watson has also vowed to keep his nose clean down under so he does not face the wrath of the dreaded Lions fines committee.
"It doesn't just clean the floor, but quickly transforms between handheld and stick modes to clean down low, up high and everywhere in-between," the company stated.
Machine clean down is easier and quicker so the ability to switch materials without the risk of cross contamination is made easier."

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