English version

sweep somebody/something away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsweep somebody/something away phrasal verb1 sweep something ↔ awayDESTROY to completely destroy something or make something disappear houses swept away by the floods A sudden feeling of grief swept all my anger away.2 sweep somebody away (also sweep somebody along) if you are swept away or swept along by something, you are so excited that you do not think clearly or you forget about other things We couldn’t help being swept away by Bette’s enthusiasm. Nineteenth-century scientists were swept along on the tide of Darwin’s theories. Grammar Sweep away or sweep along is usually passive in this meaning. sweep→ See Verb table
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Verb table
sweep
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysweep
he, she, itsweeps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswept
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave swept
he, she, ithas swept
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad swept
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sweep
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have swept
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sweeping
he, she, itis sweeping
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you, we, theyare sweeping
Past
I, he, she, itwas sweeping
you, we, theywere sweeping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sweeping
he, she, ithas been sweeping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sweeping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sweeping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sweeping
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