1. take out the trash
Remove trash from the house
I take out the trash daily.
2. throw (something) away
Put something into the trash can/ to discard
She always throws away waste in the trash can.
3. clean up/ tidy up
Remove the dirt, stains, and unwanted materials
We spent all Saturday morning cleaning up.
4. hang up your clothes
Put your clothes on a hanger to hang in closet
We hang our clothes up in the closet.
5. pick (something) up
Remove something from the floor to put into their proper place
Emily always picks the things up from the floor to put them back in their proper place.
6. stock up on (something)
Buy a lot of something to fill the refrigerator or pantry
I have to stock up on snacks for the party.
7. take down (a picture)
Remove (a picture or object) from the wall
She made us take down all the posters.
8. mop (something) up
Use a mop (towel or sponge) to remove liquid from the floor
Mop the sauce up with your bread.
9. sweep (something) up
Use a broom to remove small pieces of things/ dirt from the floor
Jan was sweeping up the bits of paper and broken glass.
10. turn on (the lamp/ TV/ ...)
Give (lamp/ TV/ ...) power to start
Do you want me to turn the lights on?
11. turn off (the lamp/ TV/ ...)
Cause the power of (lamp/ TV/ ...) to stop
Don't forget to turn off the oven.
12. put on the pot/ kettle/ coffee
Put (the pot/ kettle/ ...) on the stove
Shall I put the kettle on?
13. put on music
Turn on the radio or some music
She put on some music while they ate.
14. put out
Extinguish/ make a fire stop working
The rescue services are still trying to put out the fires.
15. build on
Construct an additional part of to the house, add more space/ room/ ...
We’re planning to build on a conservatory.
16. put on clothes
He took off his uniform and put on a sweater and trousers.
17. put away your clothes (things)
Put items into their proper place
He put his toys away every night.