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flush away

To use water in a forceful manner to remove something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "flush" and "away." I'll get the hose and flush away some of this dirt.
See also: away, flush

flush something away

to wash something unwanted away. Flush all this mess away! Fred flushed away all the leaves on the sidewalk.
See also: away, flush
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Wendy Nelson from CORD said the toilet twinning was an initiative to wipe away disease and flush away poverty.
Wendy Nelson, from CORD, said the toilet twinning was an initiative to wipe away disease and flush away poverty.
Hugo Rodallega netted the only goal for the Latics in 76 minutes to flush away last Sunday's pain.
"They definitely can't cope with objects such as nappies - which people sometimes try to flush away."
he needed to clear his head, to flush away all distraction.
Let it soak in for about 30 minutes, and then flush away the loosened fouling with more mineral spirits.
It promises to help you "flush away toxins" and "lose 9 lbs in 3 days." If only ...
Sainsbury's Maypole branch is encouraging customers not to flush away the world's forests by giving away 'green' toilet rolls.
Having lumped on West Brom at 6-1 pre-season, I've watched in utter despair as the Baggies flush away points faster than a dodgy curry.
AND, once again, the prize in the category of "public figure I'd most like to flush away to his natural habitat" goes to the repulsive Paul Burrell.
Thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough, scientists have discovered a powerful compound that can actually help flush away unhealthy hormone build-up believed to he the root cause of an unhealthy prostate.
Now, scientists report why rain doesn't flush away the prions: The proteins bind almost irreversibly to clay.
The company's Action & Gun Cleaner is used to dissolve and flush away residue from firearms surfaces and actions without leaving a powdery residue.
Its Interplak Dental Water Jet ($19.99) utilizes the same basic technology to flush away food particles and right plaque buildup.
LOOK FOR BATHROOMS to get a whole lot tidier now that Pittsburgh-based Prestige Brands International has unveiled Comet Clean and Flush, a revolutionary system enabling consumers to flush away dirt and germs that could remain after the use of conventional toilet brushes.