scrub down

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scrub someone or something down

to clean someone or something thoroughly by rubbing. The mother scrubbed the baby down gently and put lotion on her. Please scrub down this floor.
See also: down, scrub
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The spa offers everything from herbal treatment from Tibet to a good hamam scrub down modelled on the famous baths of Turkey.
Not just so I can save a couple of quid on that exfoliating elderflower scrub down The Body Shop, thanks very much.
The sisters have to be prepared to scrub down the bloodspattered walls of bathrooms, cope with the stink of decomposed remains and the disgusting debris of sad and lonely lives.
Bugs will seek shelter over the winter so give them a scrub down with Jeyes Fluid and check the heater works.
However it is the White Elephant that will be the star of the show today ( after a hasty repair job and a quick scrub down.
The director and I were given some very effective EMI--we had to scrub down the Buddha before driving it back to the hangar.
Plastic, of course, picks up static charge, so the farm field dust clung to the construction so tightly, officials had to contract with a cleaning surface to scrub down the domes.
2] Ronald Tenorio supervises Sailors performing a flight deck scrub down aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).
This is the pub I've always wanted, '' enthuses Robby, who only got the keys on December 1 and spent the subsequent 36 hours with his business partner Eunice giving it a good scrub down.
Officials will test the powder for poison and scrub down the entire facility.
Preparing to put away his knives, scrub down his wooden block and turn off the lights for one final time, he said, 'There were three butchers when we started here.
The chemicals needed to filter the finish solids from the water frequently fell out of balance, forcing operators to shut down the line to scrub down the walls, spray guns and exhaust stack.
Two additional practices that help keep our facility germ-free include using Quad-4 cleansers to completely scrub down a room once a resident has moved out, and taking care to clean up incontinence accidents as soon as possible after they occur.
To prepare the pen for your new arrival, first remove all old bedding and scrub down the walls using a brush and a solution of lye water or a disinfectant.