English version

wash up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwash up phrasal verb1 British EnglishDHCWASH to wash plates, dishes, knives etc washing-up2 American EnglishWASH to wash your hands Go wash up before dinner.3 wash something ↔ upTAKE/BRING if waves wash something up, they carry it to the shorewash something ↔ up on His body was washed up on the beach the next morning. washed-up wash→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wash onWhich doesn't mean I intend to leap into bed with you just because fate washed you up on my beach.
wash-upˈwash-up noun [uncountable]  the wash-up period is the last few days of the British parliament, after a general election has been announced. During this time the government tries to get remaining laws passed quickly, with the help of the opposition parties The bill was pushed through quickly during wash-up, and some MPs have complained that there was not enough opportunity for a democratic debate.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
wash
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywash
he, she, itwashes
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywashed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave washed
he, she, ithas washed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad washed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wash
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have washed
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam washing
he, she, itis washing
> View More
you, we, theyare washing
Past
I, he, she, itwas washing
you, we, theywere washing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been washing
he, she, ithas been washing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been washing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be washing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been washing
> View Less