Clean Out

How to Conjugate Clean Out

  • Infinitive: Clean Out
  • Present Tense: Clean Out/ Cleans Out
  • -ing Form: Cleaning Out
  • Past Tense: Cleaned Out
  • Past Participle: Cleaned Out
Clean Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Clean Out:

1. To clean or clear the inside of something thoroughly.

Examples: You need to clean out all that junk in your closet.
Please clean out the tub after you take a bath.

2. To cause someone to spend all of their money.

Examples: My niece and nephews always clean me out when they come to visit.
Las Vegas will clean you out if you keep betting.

3. To steal someone’s valuables or money.

Examples: All my CDs were cleaned out of my car while I was in the grocery store.
The robbers cleaned the biggest bank in the city out.

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