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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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Let it soak in for about 30 minutes, and then flush away the loosened fouling with more mineral spirits.
Sainsbury's Maypole branch is encouraging customers not to flush away the world's forests by giving away 'green' toilet rolls.
The company has urged residents to think carefully about what they flush away.
6 mil to flush away on a 30-second Super Bowl TV spot, would your pitchman be Manning, or the Career Builder monkeys?
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.
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.
PRESTIGE BRANDS IS INTRODUCING COMET CLEAN AND FLUSH, A FLUSHABLE CLEANING SYSTEM THAT IS DESIGNED TO FLUSH AWAY DIRT AND GERMS THAT MIGHT OTHERWISE REMAIN IN THE HOME WHEN USING CONVENTIONAL TOILET BRUSHES.
99) utilizes the same basic technology to flush away food particles and right plaque buildup.
Flush away residue with CLP and blot the CLP with a rag.
A water jet to flush away sand trapped in narrow cavities followed the quenching.
Every day, Americans flush away about three billion gallons of drinkable water, not to mention millions of pounds of useful fertilizer.