mode quiz Cleanliness
photo By Rampant Gian
mess désordre
messy en désordre
clean propre
cleanliness la propreté
organized organisé
to clean nettoyer
to organize organiser

You should organize your closet. It's a mess!
Il faut que tu ranges ton placard. C'est un pagaille!

My new year's resolution is to get organized.
Ma résolution du nouvel an est d'être plus organisé.

Your room is not very clean. Can you clean it today?
Ta chambre n'est pas très propre. Peux-tu la nettoyer aujourd'hui ?

Clean up your mess.
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You should straighten up your room.
Tu devrais ranger ta chambre.

Let me tidy up a bit.
Laisse-moi ranger un peu.

Put your toys back up please.
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Did you pick up your toys?
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dirt la saleté / la terre
dirty sale
filth
la crasse
filthy crasseux
grime ..
muck ..
sticky
poisseux
to scrub récurer
to wipe essuyer

He scrubbed the bathtub. It was filthy.
Il a récuré à fond la baignoire.

The counters are sticky. We need to wipe them.
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Wipe off the counters.
la tâche

spot la traînée
streak ..
mark ..
smudge ..
smear ..
spotless ..
immaculate Vous avez une tache de moutarde sur votre cravate.

You have a spot of mustard on your tie.
Une traînée de boue coulait sur sa chemise.

There was a streak of mud running down his shirt.
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Your coffee cup left a mark on the table.

housekeeping  
housework  
chores les tâches ménagères
household chores
spring-cleaning  

Did you do your chores?
la femme au foyer

vacumming
housewife le ménage
household le domestique
servant Sors la poubelle !

Take out the trash.
Essuie le plan de travail !

Wipe the kitchen counter.
Nettoie les toilettes !

Clean the toilet.
Lave les carreaux !

Wash the windows.
Balaie le sol !

Sweep the floor.
Passe l'aspirateur dans ta chambre !

Vacuum your bedroom!
Nettoie le sol ! / Passe la serpillière !

Mop the floor.
renverser

to spill Ma mère a épongé le lait renversé.

My mother mopped up the spilled milk.
les produits d'entretien

photo by Bergius
cleaning products ..
cleaner ..
baking soda ..
vinegar la poussière
dust poussiéreux
dusty épousseter
to dust ...

The furniture is dusty. Can you dust it?
la cire

wax cirer, astiquer
to polish Le parquet était tellement bien ciré que la dame a glissé.

The floor was so well polished that the lady slipped.
L'argenterie est ternie. Il faut l'astiquée.

The silveware is tarnished. It needs to be polished.
recycler

to recycle recyclable
recyclable ..

Throw that away. You can't recycle it.
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You should get rid of your old worn-out clothes.
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She gave away her old books.
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My sweater is a hand-me-down.


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