tidy up after (someone)

Definition of tidy up after (someone)

  1. :  to clean up someone else's messes I'm tired of always tidying up after you.

Word by Word Definitions

tidyplay
  1. :  neat and orderly in appearance or habits :  well ordered and cared for

    :  methodical, precise

    :  large, substantial

  1. :  to put in order

    :  to make things tidy

  1. :  a usually compartmentalized receptacle for various small objects

    :  a piece of fancywork used to protect the back, arms, or headrest of a chair or sofa from wear or soil

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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