scrub noun

1 small trees growing in a dry area

ADJ. desert miles of desert scrub | low The vegetation consisted of low scrub.

QUANT. patch The horses stood near a patch of scrub.

VERB + SCRUB be covered in, be overgrown with The mountain was covered in scrub.

2 cleaning

ADJ. good I gave the table a good scrub.

VERB + SCRUB give sb/sth

scrub verb

ADV. thoroughly | away, down, out

PREP. at She scrubbed at the child's face with a tissue. | from, off He scrubbed the blood from his shoes.

PHRASES freshly scrubbed his freshly scrubbed face | scrub sth clean The table had been scrubbed clean.

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