English version

sweep up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsweep up phrasal verb1 DHCto clean the dust, dirt etc from the floor or ground using a brush with a long handle The janitor was just sweeping up as I left the building.sweep something ↔ up Jan was sweeping up the bits of paper and broken glass.2 sweep somebody ↔ upLIFT to pick someone up in one quick movement Harriet swept the child up in her arms and hugged her. 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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