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I'm doing the washing-up these days, so I keep it down as far as possible. Ashford, Jeffrey A QUESTION OF PRINCIPLE (2003)Blue for the washing-up, red for cooking, white for personal. Dexter Petley WHITE LIES (2003)Her mother, a small grey-haired woman with a cheerful birdlike face, was finishing off the washing-up as Eeva burst into the kitchen. Low, Ona TO HIS JUST DESSERTS (2003)

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British English: washing-up /ˈwɒʃɪŋʌp/ NOUN
To do the washing-up means to wash the pans, plates, cups, and cutlery which have been used in cooking and eating a meal.
I volunteered to do the washing-up.
  • American English: washing the dishes
  • Arabic: غَسِيلُ الَأطْباق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: louças para lavar
  • Chinese: 洗餐具
  • Croatian: pranje posuđa ili rublja
  • Czech: umývání nádobí
  • Danish: opvask
  • Dutch: afwas
  • European Spanish: fregar los platos
  • Finnish: tiskaus
  • French: vaisselle
  • German: Abwasch
  • Greek: λάντζα
  • Italian: lavare i piatti
  • Japanese: 食器洗い
  • Korean: 설거지
  • Norwegian: oppvask
  • Polish: zmywanie naczyń
  • European Portuguese: louça para lavar
  • Romanian: spălare de vase
  • Russian: мытье посуды
  • Spanish: lavar los platos
  • Swedish: disk använd matservis
  • Thai: การล้างจานชาม
  • Turkish: bulaşık yıkama
  • Ukrainian: миття посуду
  • Vietnamese: công việc rửa bát

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Definition of washing-up from the Collins English Dictionary
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