hose down

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hose someone or something down

to wash something down with water from a hose. Hose her down to cool her off and maybe she will do the same for you. Please hose down the driveway. Hose it down.
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hose someone down

Sl. to kill someone. (Underworld. From the image of spraying someone with bullets.) Mr. Big told Sam to hose Wilbur down. The thugs tried to hose down the witness.
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Then you need to regularly hose down your plants to keep new white fly infestations from getting out of hand.
2 -- color) Firefighters hose down a burning house under construction in the Diamond Crest development Monday evening.
For this reason, when watering plants in clay pots, in addition to soaking the soil, it is advisable to hose down the outside walls of the pots as well.
In case you need to hose down Jim Gray, there it is.
Firefighter Darik Bolin was carrying a hose down stairs when he twisted his ankle, Howard said.
They immediately hose down the entire area, which helps compact the dirt and start the decomposition process.
PHOTO Firemen hose down an unidentified building in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia after the NATO air strikes.
I tried sticking the garden hose down one of the holes and flooding him out, but that didn't work.
Many admit they'd be a tad embarrassed to be caught with a stream of water running from their garden hose down the street.
Photo: (1) Firefighters hose down the remains of a Brentwood house that caught fire early Thursday morning.
Karr is accused of using a large, high-powered squirt gun to hose down the woman, her child and another person in the stands during a Western Baseball League loss to Tri-City earlier this week.
Blowers were introduced as a means of saving water that was used to hose down driveways and sidewalks.