n. (BE) to do a spring-clean

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • spring-clean — spring cleans, spring cleaning, spring cleaned VERB When you spring clean a house, you thoroughly clean everything in it. [V n] It s almost as easy these days to give your rooms a new coat of paint as it is to spring clean them. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • spring clean — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a thorough cleaning of a house or room, typically undertaken in spring. ► VERB (spring clean) ▪ clean thoroughly …   English terms dictionary

  • spring-clean — verb intransitive or transitive BRITISH to clean a house completely, especially at the end of winter ╾ ,spring clean noun singular …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spring clean — ˌspring ˈclean ; noun singular: (BrE) The place needed a good spring clean before we could move in. Main entry: ↑spring clean …   Useful english dictionary

  • spring-clean — verb thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year she started spring cleaning on April 1 • Derivationally related forms: ↑spring cleaning • Hypernyms: ↑houseclean, ↑clean house, ↑clean • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • spring-clean — UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms spring clean : present tense I/you/we/they spring clean he/she/it spring cleans present participle spring cleaning past tense spring cleaned past participle spring cleaned to clean a house… …   English dictionary

  • spring-clean — verb (I, T) to clean a house thoroughly, usually once a year: do the spring cleaning: Judith s busy doing the spring cleaning. spring clean noun (singular) BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spring clean — noun Brit. a thorough cleaning of a house or room, typically undertaken in spring. verb (spring clean) clean thoroughly …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌspring-ˈclean — verb [I/T] British to clean a house completely ˌspring ˈclean noun [singular] ˌspring ˈcleaning noun [singular/U] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • spring-clean — /spring kleen /, v.t. to subject (a place) to a spring cleaning. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

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