wash it down

wash it down
drink to help you swallow, drink after eating
  

Have a donut - and some coffee to wash it down.


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  • wash something down — 1) wash or clean something thoroughly she washed down the walls 2) accompany or follow food with a drink bacon and eggs washed down with a cup of tea …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˌwash sth ˈdown — phrasal verb to drink a liquid in order to help you to swallow food or medicine more easily He had a large slice of pizza washed down with beer.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wash something down (with something) — …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash — 1 verb 1 WASH SOMETHING (T) to clean something using soap and water: I m just going to wash my hands. | This shirt needs washing. | wash the dishes: It s your turn to wash the dishes. 2 WASH YOURSELF (I) to clean yourself with soap and water: Amy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wash down — verb 1. eat food accompanied by lots of liquid; also use metaphorically (Freq. 2) She washed down her dinner with a bottle of red wine He washes down his worries with a nightly glass of whisky • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash*/*/*/ — [wɒʃ] verb I 1) [T] to clean something with water or with soap and water I ve got to wash the car.[/ex] a freshly washed shirt[/ex] You should always wash fruit before eating it.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to clean yourself or a part of your body with water… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wash down — wash by letting water run down, hose it down    If the kids play in the bathroom I ll have to wash down the walls …   English idioms

  • wash — [wôsh, wäsh] vt. [ME wasshen < OE wæscan, akin to Ger waschen: for prob. IE base see WATER] 1. to clean by means of water or other liquid, as by dipping, tumbling, or scrubbing, often with soap, a detergent, etc. 2. to make clean in a… …   English World dictionary

  • wash out — {v. phr.} To disappear; vanish. * /Do you think this stain will wash out?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wash out — {v. phr.} To disappear; vanish. * /Do you think this stain will wash out?/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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