clean up = make clean
- I clean up the whole house every Saturday.
- I spilt some coffee on the sofa but I’ve cleaned it up.
- The doctor cleaned up the wound.
- Clean up this mess! Our guests will be here any minute now.
- I like cooking, I just don’t like cleaning up for a long time after it. The whole kitchen needs cleaning up sometimes.
- I broke a bottle by accident but I’ve cleaned up the pieces.
- I’ll help you clean up after the party is over.