rinse off


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rinse someone or something off

to wash or clean someone or something by flushing with water or other fluid. Mother rinsed the baby off and dried him with a soft towel. She rinsed off the baby.
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rinse off

v.
1. To remove dirt, soap, or some other residue from the surface of something by washing with water or other liquid: Please rinse off the detergent before you dry the dishes. I rinsed the soap off the frying pan.
2. To wash something lightly with water or other liquid to remove residue: I rinsed the dishes off and put them in the rack to dry. I rinsed off the deck chairs with a hose.
See also: off, rinse
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For the past few years, bathers have had to use portable restrooms and rinse off under outdoor spigots, said Jim Daly, a parks and recreation division chief.
I still do dishes in the dishwasher once a week, still do a machine load of laundry once a week, still shower once a day for only five minutes - get wet, soap up, rinse off,'' she wrote DWP officials.
Showers will be available so cyclists can rinse off, change clothes, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the Brewery grounds.
Dot on pimples, leave on overnight, and rinse off in the morning.
Put it in dried peas, let them soak overnight in water, rinse off, bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes and you get yummy mushy peas
Scrub the mixture on while standing in the shower, and rinse off with warm water.
Rinse off and your skin will not only feel super soft, it should smell like a tropical garden, too.
Simply apply to wet hair after shampooing, leave on for three minutes, then rinse off for mega-soft hair.
Once you stop screaming, rinse off the waxed area with cool water and apply the Kiwi-Chamomile "soothing lotion" that comes in the kit.
stain-neutralising trick, rinse off, bring up to a high
Its excellent water solubility makes it easy to rinse off the surface leaving no residue and it biodegrades up to 100% in a few days making it environmentally safe.