French Cleaning Tools / le Nettoyage


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1. Le nettoyage / Cleaning
2. Nettoyer / To clean
3. Faire le ménage / To do the cleaning
4. Le balai / The broom
5. Balayer / To brush
6. La balayette / The brush
7. La pelle à poussière / The dustpan
8. La poubelle / The bin
9. La saleté / The dirtiness
10. La poussière / The dust
11. Faire la poussière / To do the dusting
12. L'éponge / The sponge
13. éponger / To sponge
14. Passer l'éponge / To wipe with a sponge
15. Le seau / The bucket
16. Le liquide vaisselle / The washing-up liquid
17. Faire la vaisselle / To wash up
18. Le plumeau / The feather duster
19. La raclette à vitre / The squeegee
20. Le liquide vitre / The liquid window cleaning
21. Le liquide WC / The liquid toilet cleaning
22. L'eau de Javel / The bleach
23. Le torchon / The towel
24. L'aspirateur / The hoover
25. Passer l'aspirateur / To hoover

French cleaning tools

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Verbs

Nettoyer: je nettoie, tu nettoies, il nettoie, nous nettoyons, vous nettoyez, ils nettoient
Balayer: je balaie, tu balaies, il balaie, nous balayons, vous balayez, ils balaient.
Eponger, you use this word when you have a lot of water on a table for example, you say "passer l'éponge" if you want to clean a table with a sponge.

Culture

Poubelle is the name of the inventor.
Javel is an area in Paris.