Talking about household chores in English

We all feel a little lazy to do our household chores at times but it is the most important thing to do. It is important to keep our surrounding neat and tidy.


In the Kitchen:

  • sweep the floor
  • vacuum the floor
  • mop the floor
  • scrub the floor
  • cook the meal
  • set the table
  • clear the table
  • wipe off the table
  • put the food away
  • wash the dishes
  • rinse the dishes
  • dry/wipe the dishes
  • clean the sink
  • take out the garbage/trash

Other rooms:

  • answer the phone/door
  • get the phone/door
  • open the door/window
  • close/shut the door
  • wash the windows
  • pick up the toys
  • clean up your room
  • clean up this mess
  • make the bed
  • move the furniture
  • dust the shelves
  • clean the tub
  • do the laundry 

Outside

  • check the mail(box)
  • hang out the clothes
  • sweep the porch
  • cut the grass
  • mow the lawn
  • water the flowers
  • turn on the sprinklers
  • trim the hedges
  • weed the garden
  • fix the roof
  • shovel the snow
  • scrape the windshield
  • wax the car
  • ...

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