Definition Sweep

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Definition

a sweep: a wide and curving movement; a search
noun
Note: don't confuse with the verb to sweep which means to brush the floor to clean it.

to sweep: to clean, to brush, to clear the floor with a broom or brush
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I sweep / I swept / I have swept

sweeping: wide, extensive, full, in a curving movement
adjective
Be careful: do not confuse the adjective "sweeping" with the action "sweeping" (as in "sweeping the floor").

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