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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRYING-UP CLOTH» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about drying-up cloth
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRYING-UP CLOTH»
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Harrap's essential English Dictionary
a hairdrier. c- adjective Dryer or drier is the comparative form of dry. drying-upcloth /dranrjAp kloO/ noun: drying-up cloths A drying-up cloth is a cloth you use
for drying dishes on. [same as tea towel, dish towel; see picture at kitchen] dual ...
Moon Madness and Other Stories
I've just finished this one." I noticed the empty cup and saucer on the arm of her
chair. "But you could do the washing up for me if you want to." I did not want to,
but did it anyway. Then I dried up. Then I folded up the drying up cloth and
draped it ...
Liann Snow, 2002
Grosser Lernwortschatz Deutsch als Fremdsprache: ...
... drying-up cloth (wash-)leather duster brush, broom (hand)brush dustpan
vacuum cleaner washing powder /detergent cleaning agent bugeln die Hemden
biigeln aufwischen Wenn du etwas verschiittest, konntest du es bitte auch
Monika Reimann, 2003
Africa Overland: 4x4, Motorbike, Bicycle, Truck
Cleaning. up. Plastic bowl Washing-up liquid Washing-up cloth Scourer (optional
) Drying-up cloth. Spares. and. tools. Workshop manual 3 x oil filters 4 x fuel filters
2-3 x air filters Engine oil (enough for two changes) 5 litres of gearbox and ...
Siân Pritchard-Jones, Bob Gibbons, 2009
American English Compendium
... made redundant off-putting warehouse stores cross talk logic-chopping guiser
cupboard drying-up cloth; tea cloth wash up grotty (s) bent twister washing-up
bowl engine for washing plates; washing- up machine off (v) to take against turf
Marv Rubinstein, 2011
The Chambers Dictionary
np/ drying oils vegetable or animal oils which harden by oxidation when exposed
to air. — drying-up cloth a cloth or towel for drying dishes, a dishtowel; dry land
land as opposed to sea: dry light (archaic) an undeceptive light; an unprejudiced
Allied Chambers, 1998
21st Century American English Compendium: A Portable Guide ...
... drying-up cloth; dolly, repair tea cloth man's crawler board dishes, do the wash
up dome light disheveled grotty (s) (auto) passenger light; dishonest bent
courtesy light dishonest person twister donkey moke dishpan washing-up bowl ...
Marvin Rubinstein, 2006
The Night of the Twelfth
Elizabeth paused, glass in one hand, drying up cloth in the other, to consider Mrs
Fairfax. She said, 'Sometimes I loathe her. At other times I feel deeply sorry for
her.' 'I'm not sure which sentiment she'd find more provoking,' said Manifold.
Michael Gilbert, 2009
I wielded a drying up cloth and several times had to return a plate that was not
quite clean. Giles got most irate about this and started flicking soap suds at me.
Mattie tut-tutted and then I got soap in my eye and made much more fuss about it
Jane Rice-Oxley, 2008
Jake handed Boy a drying-up cloth, which he held to his face and mumbled, '
Thanks.' Boy stepped towards Zelda and she pulled back dramatically, shrieking,
'Stay away from me!' Boy retreated, embarrassed and a little annoyed. 'Frank and
Louise Fennell, 2013
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRYING-UP CLOTH»
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Women must force men to do housework...in the office
(And 'helpfulness' really ought to be drilled in even earlier – probably from as soon as a boy can hold a drying-up cloth.) But I fear this is ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
Christmas present wrapping without waste
... present them in containers people can use: a gift for an avid cook inside a fruit bottling jar, wrapped in a pretty drying-up cloth or vintage cake ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 11»
Two little piggies stole our hearts: How life was never the same …
From the straw bedding, I also hauled out a toy car, a drying-up cloth and Sesi's prize chew. Back on the sofa, Roxi was now sitting in my usual ... «Daily Mail, Feb 11»
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