clean (someone or something) out of (something)

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clean (someone or something) out of (something)

To remove someone or something from something. After five losing seasons, the team's owner cleaned the entire coaching staff out of the front office. We need to clean all this junk out of the garage so that I can actually put my car in it!
See also: clean, of, out

clean someone or something out of something

 and clean someone or something out
to remove people or things from something or some place. Someone should clean those bums out of political office. Let's clean out the garage this weekend; I can't get the car in.
See also: clean, of, out