do the/one's laundry

idiom

: to wash the dirty clothes, towels, etc.
I have to do my laundry today.

Examples of do the/one's laundry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Productions pay catering businesses to feed workers, hoteliers to house their crews and dry cleaners to do the laundry — all of which creates a ripple effect. Christopher Kuo, New York Times, 21 Mar. 2024 How to do the laundry better, according to a TikTok cleaning queen Liquid, pod, powder or sheet? Laura Daily, Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2023 In the villages that water pipes have never reached, the few residents who remain say people can barely find enough water to do the laundry or bathe themselves, let alone fish, farm or sustain livestock. Leily Nikounazar, New York Times, 21 June 2023 This all-in-one sheet offers both convenience and sustainability for those looking for an environmentally friendly way to do the laundry. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 2 Apr. 2023 Patricia Williams, who goes by Ms. Pat, bounds down the set stairs and starts helping her sister Denise do the laundry while questioning her husband’s odd behavior. Rodney Ho, ajc, 13 Sep. 2022 Yet since rocketing to fame in 2015 with her win on The Great British Baking Show, there has been about as much time for Hussain to bake at home as there is to do the laundry or vacuum—which is to say, not a lot. Liam Hess, Vogue, 29 July 2021 Rather than setting a clothesline up and never being able to change the height of it, therefore making it so that only one person can ever do the laundry, get the Brabantia Lift-O-Matic Rotary Dryer Clothes Line. Chris Hachey, BGR, 16 June 2021

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“Do the/one's laundry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20the%2Fone%27s%20laundry. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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