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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