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Go and put on a clean shirt.
nice clean towels
I like to keep the place clean and tidy.
Everything in the house was spotlessly clean (=extremely clean).
Tom had scrubbed the floor clean.
Many refugees are living in appalling conditions, without clean water and proper sanitation.
the clean country air
We already have the cleanest diesel fuel in the world.
an attempt by the government to project a clean image
Why couldn’t the president send somebody with a totally clean record?
I’ve got a clean driving licence (=I have not committed any driving offences).
These results give Britain’s forests a clean bill of health.
Firms often want to start with a clean sheet when setting up a new subsidiary.
It is time that the Opposition came clean about their plans for the self-employed.
It was time to come clean with my mother.