English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "sweep"

The New York Yankees swept the 2000 World Series of baseball 4 games to 1Be careful; I have to sweep the kitchen floor because I just broke a wine glass in there.

The New York Yankees swept the 2000 World Series of baseball 4 games to 1.

Garbage littering the streets of the city is cleaned up early every morning by a fleet of street sweepers.

A tourist was swept into the ocean by a huge wave at Long Beach.

The wind swept the leaves into a pile against the wall.

Somebody needs to sweep the hall; it's full of sand from the beach.

She swept her long black hair off her face in a single, graceful motion.

Claude Bristol observed that it's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.

He has a part-time job sweeping up hair at a barber shop.

It took the janitor over an hour to sweep up the gymnasium after the school fair.

Every spring, a wave of flowers sweeps across Japan, from Okinawa to the very tip of distant Hokkaido.

In December 1978, a large Vietnamese army swept into Cambodia, and overthrew the regime of Pol Pot.

The paintings of Eug+ne Delacroix are characterized by broad sweeps of color and lively patterns.

The lack of mountains in Denmark means that winds blowing in from the sea can quickly sweep across the entire country.

In May 1968, protests and riots by students and workers in Paris led to sweeping social and political reforms in France.

In 1624, terrible fires swept through Oslo, Norway, and the town had to be entirely rebuilt.

A Dutch proverb advises that you should sweep in front of your own door before you look after your neighbor's.

New Zealand's Labor Party swept to power with a huge majority in November of 1972.

According to biologists, squirrels don't like to head straight for anything. For safety, they may run past, and sweep around from the side.

Find someone who has swept a floor in the past week.


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