One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a mop and bucket’
sponge, swab, squeegee
2‘her tousled mop of hair’
shock, mane, thatch, tangle, mass, mat
1‘a man was mopping the floor’
wash, clean, wipe, swab, sponge, squeegee
1‘I mopped up the spilt coffee’
wipe up, clean up, soak up, absorb, sop up, sponge up
2‘troops mopped up the last pockets of resistance’
finish off, deal with, make an end of, dispose of, account for, take care of, clear up, eliminate, dispatch
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.