sweep

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  • Even before he had begun work, however, the position was swept away by events.
  • It was soon swept away by ice, and a new one was built the following year.
  • Eight people were killed including a family of four who were swept away and never recovered.
  • Chinese forces quickly swept the region of any remaining Indian troops.
  • However no highly swept-forward design has entered production.
  • Five were swept out to sea, and one person killed.
  • Four feet of flood waters swept through the village, and caused much damage.
  • Later, experimental aircraft were built to study the effects of a simple swept wing.
  • The section of road should be swept clean and kept dry.
  • Under each un-swept wing are two engines suspended forward ahead the leading edge.
  • She then meets a man who sweeps her off her feet and takes her away from it all.
  • He refused to consider that either team would sweep the series.
  • After some days, a dragon will appear and make regular sweeps across the land.
  • Being a good housekeeper, many say she will sweep the floor before she leaves.
  • This was erected when the original wooden steps were swept away in such a fall.
  • A social revolution swept through the country to create a more liberated society.
  • The show kept up this performance through February sweeps, but the early success did not last long.
  • Yet the child like innocence in his eyes sweeps you of your feet.
  • Henry's army swept through Normandy, taking town after town throughout the winter.
  • It is designed so that when one mine is swept/detonated, another takes its place.
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Meaning of sweep

  • noun A wide scope
    the sweep of the plains
  • noun A long oar used in an open boat
  • noun A movement in an arc
    a sweep of his arm
  • verb Move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
    The diva swept into the room, Shreds of paper sailed through the air, The searchlights swept across the sky
  • verb Sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
    Sweep the crumbs off the table, Sweep under the bed
  • verb Clean by sweeping
    Please sweep the floor
  • verb Win an overwhelming victory in or on
    Her new show dog swept all championships
  • verb Cover the entire range of