clear away


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clear away

vb
(adverb) to remove (objects) from (the table) after a meal
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Verb1.clear away - remove from sight
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
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One was washed clear away, and the bed-rock exposed; the other was buried out of sight under a tumbled chaos of rocks, gravel, mud, and rubbish.
The recent flooding rains had washed the road clear away in places, but we never stopped, we never slowed down for anything.
That's not your duty; send the waiter to clear away, and get my dress coat out.
She considered it as an act of indispensable duty to clear away the claims of creditors with all the expedition which the most comprehensive retrenchments could secure, and saw no dignity in anything short of it.
The pains are clear away down to my ankles now, or I'd 'a' walked in to Starkfield on my own feet, sooner'n put you out, and asked Michael Eady to let me ride over on his wagon to the Flats, when he sends to meet the train that brings his groceries.
Then I slid out quiet and throwed the snakes clear away amongst the bushes; for I warn't going to let Jim find out it was all my fault, not if I could help it.
To clear away any possible doubt, he showed the ruby which the Good Queen had given him in his childhood.
This goes clear away ahead of anything I ever heard of before.
The group then issued a notice to Ward Bros (Steel) Ltd, based at Quality Row, asking the firm to clear away a number of steel cans as the residual waste on them had attracted insects.
Clear away old leaves It crisps up the edges and focuses the attention on what could happen here this year.
THE torrential rains which have been sweeping the country, especially along the east coast, are set to clear away.
Leave the mixture in the drain overnight to clear away the sludge, bacteria and germs creating the offensive smells.