clean out

clean out
transitive verb
1) (remove dirt from) sauber machen; ausmisten [Stall]
2) (coll.)

clean somebody out — (take all somebody's money) jemanden [total] schröpfen (ugs.)

the tobacconist was cleaned out of cigarettes — beim Tabakhändler war alles an Zigaretten aufgekauft worden

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clean out
vt
1. (clean thoroughly)
to \clean out sth ⇆ out etw [gründlich] sauber machen; (with water) etw ausspülen; (empty and clean) cupboard, drawer etw [ausräumen und] auswaschen; (throw away things) etw entrümpeln
to \clean out out a room ein Zimmer aufräumen und sauber machen
to \clean out out the stables die Ställe ausmisten
to \clean out out sb's stomach jdm den Magen auspumpen
2. (fam: take all resources)
to \clean out sb ⇆ out jdn [wie eine Weihnachtsgans] ausnehmen sl
to \clean out out the bank (in games) die Bank sprengen
to \clean out sb out of drink jdm alles wegdrinken fam
to \clean out sb out of food jdm die letzten Haare vom Kopf fressen sl
to be completely \clean outed out völlig blank sein sl
we're \clean outed out of beer wir haben kein Bier mehr
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vt sep
1) (lit) gründlich sauber machen; (with water also) ausspülen; stables also ausmisten; carburettor reinigen; stomach auspumpen or -räumen
2) (inf) (= to leave penniless) person ausnehmen (wie eine Weihnachtsgans) (inf); (= to rob, burgle) bank, house, flat ausräumen (inf)

to clean out the bank (when gambling) — die Bank sprengen

to be cleaned out — abgebrannt sein (inf)

3) (inf

= buy all stock) to clean sb out — jdm alles wegkaufen

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clean out v/t
1. reinigen, einen Stall ausmisten
2. umg jemanden ausnehmen, schröpfen
3. umg die Kasse etc leer machen, seine Vorräte etc erschöpfen:
be cleaned out pleite sein
4. umg einen Laden etc leer kaufen
5. umg eine Bank etc ausräumen (Einbrecher etc)
6. US umg rausschmeißen
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transitive verb
1) (remove dirt from) sauber machen; ausmisten [Stall]
2) (coll.)

clean somebody out — (take all somebody's money) jemanden [total] schröpfen (ugs.)

the tobacconist was cleaned out of cigarettes — beim Tabakhändler war alles an Zigaretten aufgekauft worden


English-german dictionary. 2013.

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