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After you've swept, you can do the washing-up.
Her work consisted mainly of making coffee and sweeping the floor.
I want you to sweep up the garage.
Youngsters are risking their lives in a dangerous craze which is sweeping the country.
The hurricane swept across the Gulf of California.
Fire swept through the building.
The flood waters swept the car downstream.
He was swept along the street by dozens of supporters.
She swept into the office and announced she could only stay ten minutes.
Her gaze swept the room and she frowned.
As she spoke, her eyes swept over her daughter.
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