Definition of 'wash away'
Example sentences containing 'wash away'
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Narrow terraces have to be carved out of hillsides so steep that particularly heavy monsoon rains sometimes wash away entire strips of farmland.BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Forecasters said the snow would be washed away quickly by rain - but that prospect sparked flood warnings.The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
In reality it was an expensive disaster and the all-weather gallop was virtually washed away in a rain storm.The Sun (2010)
It would have been brushed off by street cleaners, kicked away by pedestrians or simply washed away in the rain.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They were comfortably the better team over both matches, including a second leg in which the poison was washed away by teeming rain.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Definition of wash away from the Collins English Dictionary
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