Definition of 'scrub'
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We all know a face scrub is essential to buff away dead skin cells. The Sun (2013)The sugar and honey scrub smells good enough to eat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were low trees and scrub all around. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The hardest part was the daily ritual of having his open wounds scrubbed clean. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Scrub skin well with a body polish. The Sun (2009)The table was scrubbed clean and covered between meals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Use a stiff brush to scrub the potatoes clean. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was forced to scrub floors with bleach. The Sun (2015)That includes both scrubbing at your face with grainy products and using skincare that contains acids. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You have to scrub really hard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The walls needed a good scrub. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Scrub and grassland with many butterflies. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)We could try to scrub away our sins with good deeds, but it will not work. Christianity Today (2000)That's going to be a hard one to scrub off. The Sun (2015)They had scrubbed the house from top to bottom, determined to return to a sparkling clean home. The Sun (2013)Where better to scrub away pollutants and declare yourself clean, green and ready to save the world? Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it landed in scrub parched by scorching summer temperatures - triggering a host of fires that joined to form one big blaze. The Sun (2009)I was scrubbing the house and then scrubbing myself, cleansing myself. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'scrub'
British English: scrub /skrʌb/ VERB
If you scrub something, you rub it hard in order to clean it, using a stiff brush and water.
Surgeons began to scrub their hands and arms with soap and water before operating.
- American English: scrub
- Arabic: يَحُكُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esfregar
- Chinese: 擦
- Croatian: izribati prati
- Czech: drhnout
- Danish: skrubbe
- Dutch: boenen
- European Spanish: fregar
- Finnish: kuurata
- French: récurer
- German: schrubben
- Greek: τρίβω με δύναμη
- Italian: strofinare
- Japanese: ごしごし洗う
- Korean: 북북 문대다
- Norwegian: skrubbe
- Polish: wyszorować
- European Portuguese: esfregar
- Romanian: a freca cu peria
- Russian: скрести
- Spanish: fregar
- Swedish: skrubba
- Thai: ถูทำความสะอาดอย่างแรง
- Turkish: ovalamak
- Ukrainian: терти
- Vietnamese: kỳ cọ
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