wipe down

phrasal verb

wiped down; wiping down; wipes down
: to clean (a surface) by rubbing it with a cloth
He wiped down the counters with a wet cloth.
I wiped the car down with a towel.

Examples of wipe down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People wiped down groceries, and parents were suddenly doing risk calculations before taking children to playgrounds. Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2023 Make sure to wipe down the inside of the machine to remove any remaining bleach before starting the second cycle. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 1 Sep. 2023 Instead, Maker suggests keeping a microfiber towel by your front door and wiping down your pet’s paws after every walk. Jandra Sutton, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2023 Wipe Down Mat Spray the solution onto a microfiber towel or cloth—some mats should not be sprayed directly—and wipe down the mat. Patricia Shannon, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Oct. 2023 In episode 8, Bouncer is seen holding a soccer ball and wiping down a table. Alicia Vrajlal, refinery29.com, 24 Oct. 2023 This sleek bag is available in black or beige faux leather and is super easy to clean — simply wipe down the PVC material and stow away in your suitcase. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 The two-piece bed wipes down easily and the mattress is durable: the bed didn’t shift or deflate during our sandbag test. Mandy Harris, Travel + Leisure, 19 Sep. 2023 Molded plastic chairs are the easiest to wipe down and a great option for households with children, while wood furniture should be cleaned with a damp microfiber cloth and dusted regularly. Samantha S. Thorpe, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Wipe down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wipe%20down. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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