Housework Idioms (Useful Idioms)

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Housework idioms!

Let’s learn some useful idioms!


Spick and Span

This is a way of saying very clean!

“I need to make sure the kitchen is spick and span before my parents arrive”

Clean as a Whistle

This is also a way of saying very clean

“That hotel bathroom was as clean as a whistle – I was pleasantly surprised”

Neat Freak

When you really hate things that are dirty or messy

“My brother is a real net freak – he spends hours every day making sure his room is spick and span”

Elbow Grease

When something requires a lot of physical effort to clean

“With a little elbow grease, I’m sure you can get that wine stain out of your pants!”


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