sweep out

phrasal verb
swept out; sweeping out; sweeps out

Definition of sweep out

1 : to remove dust, dirt, etc., from (something) by using a broom or brush Please sweep out the room when you're done working.
2 : to push, carry, or lift (someone or something) with great force The debris was swept out to sea by the tide.

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“Sweep out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweep%20out. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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