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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.
Little children used to be used to sweep chimneys.
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.
He swept his son into his arms.
She swept into the office and announced she could only stay ten minutes.
The limousine carrying the ambassador swept through the gates.
Her gaze swept the room and she frowned.
As she spoke, her eyes swept over her daughter.
The scenery was beautiful, with cool green forests sweeping down the hillsides.