do the washing-up

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Definition of do the washing-up

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: to wash the dishes She was in the kitchen doing the washing-up.

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“Do the washing-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20the%20washing-up. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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