sweep away

phrasal verb
swept away; sweeping away; sweeps away

Definition of sweep away

: to destroy or remove (something) completely Floods swept away several houses. His performance today swept away any doubts about his ability to play.

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“Sweep away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweep%20away. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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