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- v. Present participle of mop.
- n. An application of molten asphalt to a roof etc.
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- n. cleaning with a mop
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The case went to Theatre soon after that, and leaving a nurse on guard by the man with the facial injuries, Augusta tiredly disposed her little team for what she called mopping-up operations.
For those who looked to the media for information, traps were continually sprung, and now the journos are engaged in mopping-up operations.
Whoever takes control, will more likely begin mopping up this mess.
The FCC data reveal a couple of things: First, the telecom companies have been more successful than the cable companies in mopping up the remaining dial-up subscribers with their cheap ADSL offerings.
If you hate mopping as much as I hate mopping, which is a Super Duper High Depth of Hatred, then perhaps Scoomba is an excellent value for me?
The final round would be what Mchunu described as a mopping-up operation in areas the IEC had been unable to reach.
It's another thing to wake up and find a pile of laundry on the kitchen floor in front of the refridgerator and recall mopping up a major leak.
Behind the newspaper headlines of a crackdown in South Africa, of so-called mopping-up operations in Namibia, of the repeated invasions of the People's Republic of Angola, behind the headlines that speak of the exploits of bandits and puppets against the peoples of Mozambique, Seychelles, Madagascar, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho, and of incursions into Botswana and Swaziland, lies a story of massive human suffering and death.
Speech by Thabo Mbeki, Representative of the ANC, at the special meeting of the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in Observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Sharpeville Day)
He's kind of mopping up the floor with his critics as well as Jeanne Moos shows us.
You can also make a killer Carolina-style barbecue "mopping" sauce for game by adding it to some apple cider vinegar and a little ketchup.