scrubbed

[ UK /skɹˈʌbd/ ]
[ US /ˈskɹəbd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. made clean by scrubbing
    fresh-scrubbed floors
    boys with scrubbed necks and faces
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How To Use scrubbed In A Sentence

  • She scrubbed his back
  • Feeling incredibly dirty and gritty, from all the dirt that she was covered under from her ride, Ari ran a bath for herself and scrubbed herself clean.
  • Serves 2-4, depending on hunger4 raw, unshelled tiger prawns90ml olive oil3 cloves garlic, finely chopped500ml good-quality fish stock150g sustainable monkfish, cut into chunks1 onion, finely diced1 tsp smoked paprika200g chopped tomatoes50ml dry white winePinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp hot water200g Calasparra or other short-grain rice150g baby squid, cut into rings150g broad beans150g mussels, scrubbedHandful of flat-leaf parsley to garnish½ lemon, cut into wedges 1. Shell the prawns and put the flesh aside. How to cook the perfect paella
  • By the time they left at eight thirty, she'd scrubbed the kitchen floor, hoovered the carpet, and polished the TV screen - while he was watching it.
  • The broom handles were also scrubbed and stood out in the yard to dry. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There
  • The principals of the local schools could be counted on for a couple of fresh scrubbed altar boys in charge of polished crucifix, candlesticks and dangerously toxic swinging thuribles.
  • Washing happened in an enormous sink on the rooftop or in the compound, scrubbed in cold water and using a special detergent and a stiff brush on a corrugated washboard.
  • Unlike many of the villages we've passed, this one appears scrubbed.
  • Some scramble for the freshly scrubbed MBAs; others want analysts who come from the industry they will cover.
  • They are then scrubbed with clean water and left to dry off for an hour or two in a warm room.
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