English Vocabulary: House Cleaning

Your home is a multitude! I’m going that will help you to scrub it… in English! In this lesson, you may study some frequent home Cleaning verbs and nouns, like “sweep”, “mop”, “clean”, “wipe”, “vacuum”, “scrub”, “broom”, and “cloth”. This is a straightforward lesson that may enable you speak about your every day chores in English.

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[Whistling] Oh, hey, guys. I’m Alex. Thanks for clicking, and welcome to this lesson on “House Cleaning Vocabulary”. So, most of us, we now have to take care of home Cleaning. Cleaning our properties is without doubt one of the most elementary issues that we do on our weekends or in the course of the week. So, let us take a look at some frequent verbs, in addition to some frequent nouns that you should use to speak about home Cleaning.

Number one, clearly probably the most primary verb, is: “clean”. So, you should use the verb “clean” to speak about something. You can clear the ground, clear the window, clear a wall, clear a desk, clear a chair. That’s all it is advisable know concerning the verb “clean”.

Next, we now have the verb: “sweep”. So: “Sweep the floor with a broom.” Does anybody know what a brush is? That’s proper. This is a brush. Okay? And sweeping is the motion of doing this. So, you sweep the ground with a brush. Okay?

Now, when you sweep the ground, you may need to, you realize, clear it slightly extra possibly with some water and a few cleaning soap. And if you wish to clear the ground with some water and a few cleaning soap, what you might be doing is you are most likely mopping the ground with a mop. Now, I haven’t got a mop with me as we speak, nevertheless it’s greatest to consider a mop as like a brush with a moist half on the finish. So, mopping, you are going whoosh, whoosh, whoosh, whoosh. You’re mopping the ground with a mop. The verb and the noun are the very same factor.

Next up, we now have “vacuum”. Now, what’s a vacuum? Let me present you. There we now have a vacuum. And it is just like “mop” the place the verb and the noun are the very same factor. So, you may vacuum with a vacuum, similar to you may mop with a mop. All proper?

Next, we now have the verb: “wipe”. And “wipe” can be utilized in lots of contexts as properly. So, if I’ve for instance… Let’s think about it is a piece of material. I can wipe off the desk with a material, for instance. Or you… I can wipe off the board if it is soiled. So, “to wipe” is that this motion. Okay? And, once more, you should use the preposition “off” as a phrasal verb, so you may wipe off a desk or wipe off a board, for instance.

Next, we now have the verb: “scrub”. Now, “scrub” could be very typically used once you’re Cleaning, you realize, your toilet, or the bath, or the partitions in your toilet. And if in case you have tiles, that are, once more, the sq. items like in a toilet, you may scrub them. Okay? And usually, what you want is a brush to wash, not a toothbrush, however, you realize, a Cleaning brush or what you may name a scrubbing pad. So, to essentially get that arduous clear, to wash stuff round your rest room, or round your bathtub, or across the partitions in your toilet. Okay?

And lastly, you should use the phrase: “Dust (or dust off) the table with a duster.” Now, “dust” is one thing which accumulates over time on tables, on just about something. Imagine it as being the little particles that construct up over time in the event you do not contact one thing. So, in the event you can [do that to a book or to a desk, you will note mud flying off of it, and also you want a duster to mud off the mud. Okay?

So, to assessment, the commonest verb you should use in home Cleaning is “clean”. You can sweep the ground with a brush. You can mop the ground with a mop. You can vacuum the ground or the carpet with a vacuum. You can wipe a desk with a material. And you may scrub tiles with a brush or a scrub pad. And you may as well mud a desk with a duster.

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