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|present participle||mopping up|
|past tense||mopped up|
|past participle||mopped up|
He mopped up the milk with a tissue.
The government had hoped to mop up rebel resistance.
We should be able to mop the rest of this up by the beginning of next week.
I want you to go out there and mop up.
This is the British English definition of mop up. View American English definition of mop up.