wash up

wash up
1) (to wash dishes etc after a meal: I'll help you wash up; We've washed the plates up.) lavar los platos
2) ((American) to wash one's hands and face.) lavarse; lavarse las manos y la cara
3) (to bring up on to the shore: The ship was washed up on the rocks; A lot of rubbish has been washed up on the beach.) arrojar/arrastrar a la playa
wash up vb fregar los platos
En inglés americano el significado es bien diferente, quiere decir lavarse
1) v + adv
a) (wash oneself) (AmE) lavarse
b) (wash dishes) (BrE) lavar los platos, fregar* (los platos)
2) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
a) (deposit) (usu pass)

to be washed up — \<\<body/wreckage\>\> ser* traído por la corriente

b) \<\<dishes\>\> (BrE) lavar, fregar*
1. VI + ADV
1) (Brit) (=wash dishes) fregar (los platos), lavar los platos
2) (US) (=have a wash) lavarse
3) (=come ashore)

it washed up with the tide — lo trajo la marea, la marea lo arrastró a la playa

2. VT + ADV
1) (Brit) [+ dishes] fregar, lavar
2) (onto beach) arrastrar

the sea washed it up — el mar lo arrastró a la playa

a body had been washed up on the beach — un cuerpo había aparecido en la playa, arrastrado por el mar

3) *
- be all washed up
* * *
1) v + adv
a) (wash oneself) (AmE) lavarse
b) (wash dishes) (BrE) lavar los platos, fregar* (los platos)
2) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
a) (deposit) (usu pass)

to be washed up — \<\<body/wreckage\>\> ser* traído por la corriente

b) \<\<dishes\>\> (BrE) lavar, fregar*

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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