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mo ping

  • n  cleaning with a mop
    he gave it a good mopping
  • v  to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
  • v  make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

  • The Germans said they were mopping up the Ukraine last week.
  • Millions of citizens, they contend, have lost their middle-class jobs in aging industries like autos and steel and have plunged into the minimum-wage realm of floor mopping and .
  • In a number of studies, they demonstrated that the ingredients in Padma 28 serve as a powerful antioxidant, mopping up the free radicals that contribute to plaque buildup.
News & Articles

  • 5 Acre Brush Fire In Hangman Valley Area
    Firefighters are mopping up a brush fire just north of the Hangman Valley area near Baltimore and Moran Vista Lane. Dispatch started getting calls just before 4:00pm Tuesday afternoon of homeowners seeing smoke in the Hangman Valley area. Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District #8 and Washington State DNR responded.
    June 19, 2013 - KHQ Spokane
  • UPDATED: Fire near Highway 16 contained
    Star Fire Department crews are mopping up this morning. The brush fire burned right to the edge of Highway 16 in about the same area as this time last year. 
    June 18, 2013 - Messenger Index
  • Barn blaze in Middleton is out
    Fire crews are finished mopping up the last hot spots at a Middleton barn fire that began before 4 a.m.
    June 17, 2013 - The Idaho Statesman
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in The Hill
    I don't mind cleaning up the mess that some other folks made, that's what I signed up to do,Obama said. "But while I'm there mopping the floor I don't want someone saying 'You're not mopping fast enough or you're not holding the mop the...
  • Liam Fox in International Herald Tribune
    Fox said it was "not acceptable for us to end up mopping up if we don't have a say in what operations are being carried out and how they are being carried out."
  • Ali Mohamed Gedi in Baku Today
    Kismayo is already in the hands of the government. The Islamists have run away ...... the airport and the seaport are free. There are still some mopping up operations,Gedi told АFР in Mogadishu on Monday.

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