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Do the dishes   /du ðə dˈɪʃəz/   Listen
Do the dishes

Wash dishes.  Synonym: wash up.

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"Do the dishes" Quotes from Famous Books

... children were able to spend long hours together, sometimes at one house and sometimes at the other. They liked better going to see Clara on account of the tree-house; and Clara liked better going to see them. She liked to come early and help to make the beds and do the dishes, for she was never allowed to help about the work at her own house, even now, when they were supposed to be camping out. The field behind the Owens' house, where the garden was to be, was a delightful place to play, and so was ...
— Peggy in Her Blue Frock • Eliza Orne White

... sir." Dropping him a curtsy, Trudy repaired to do the dishes and swiggle an oil mop about the floor briefly. Then she burnt some scented powder and pulled down the window shades. This constituted getting the establishment in order, the slavey having gone tootling off on a ...
— The Gorgeous Girl • Nalbro Bartley

... think?—that I'm loafin' all day, an' your aunt gone now, an' me with it all on my hands?" she demanded, her stony gaze carefully turned away from the white face on the pillow. "An' to have to keep runnin' up here all the mornin' when I've got to do the dishes, an' bake ...
— Dawn • Eleanor H. Porter

Words linked to "Do the dishes" :   clean, make clean

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