mop off

mop off

1. To clean or dry some surface by mopping or wiping it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mop" and "off." Here, take this cloth and mop off the windows so I can see while I'm driving. I mopped my face off with a towel after coming inside from the rain.
2. To mop or wipe something in order to remove it from a surface. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mop" and "off." I kept having to mop fog off my glasses because it was so warm in the room. It's been too long since I mopped off the dust from these shelves.
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mop something off

to wipe the liquid off something. Please mop the counter off with paper towels. Mop off the counter.
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Contract notice: Prime contract work for the realization of 25 subsidized rental housing and 15 units in social lending rent-seynod, a place called "the aunaie" - basic mission law mop off esq and aps phases (phases executed following acquisition of building permits) + exe and opc mission.
prime contract work for the realization of 25 assisted rental housing (in project management Haute-Savoie Habitat) and 15 social housing rent-ready (in project management Ideis) Seynod, locality The Aunaie - basic mission law mop off ESQ and APS phases (phases already executed after surrender of a license worth division) + EXE and OPC Missions
He's been told he can't go back to class until he shaved his mop off or waited for the patterns to grow out.
Well-motivated though he may be, a gentleman should not mop off a lady's dampened clothing with a handy napkin.