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to wash up

Russian translation: Помой, пожалуйста, посуду./Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду.

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01:32 Jan 17, 2001
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: to wash up
I need to ask someone to wash up in russian
s noss
Russian translation:Помой, пожалуйста, посуду./Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду.
Explanation:
Just have forgotten something:

If you need to actually *ask* smb to wash up, then the infinitive form wan't do - it will sound very rude and straightforward.
Use the following:
Помой, пожалуйста, посуду. (Pamoi, pazhaluista, pasudu)- a casual form, as used between friends, equals, etc.
or
Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду. (Pamoite, pazhaluista, pasudu)- a polite, more official use.
Please note that all of the above refers to the meaning of 'washing dishes'.
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Помой, пожалуйста, посуду./Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду.xxxDm_Ch
na +1мыть посуду/мыть руки, лицо и т.д.xxxDm_Ch
na +1мыть посуду
Dimlivanov
naотмыться, отмываться, отмыватьSerge


  

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21 mins peer agreement (net): +1
мыть посуду


Explanation:
myt' posudu


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Dimlivanov
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Local time: 14:43
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 20

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26 mins peer agreement (net): +1
мыть посуду/мыть руки, лицо и т.д.


Explanation:
The word is most commonly used in the meaning of washing dishes. If that's what mean, use мыть посуду (myt posudu).
Also, you may want to know how to say 'wash oneself' (or face, hands, etc.) If so, use мыться (wash oneself), or принимать душ (take a shower). or add an appropriate noun:
мыть руки (wash hands),
умываться (wash one's face).
There are a few other meanings to the word, but I don't think you need it and I am not going to drive you crazy about that :)
Good luck!

xxxDm_Ch
Local time: 14:43
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 101

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agree  Rusinterp
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34 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Помой, пожалуйста, посуду./Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду.


Explanation:
Just have forgotten something:

If you need to actually *ask* smb to wash up, then the infinitive form wan't do - it will sound very rude and straightforward.
Use the following:
Помой, пожалуйста, посуду. (Pamoi, pazhaluista, pasudu)- a casual form, as used between friends, equals, etc.
or
Помойте, пожалуйста, посуду. (Pamoite, pazhaluista, pasudu)- a polite, more official use.
Please note that all of the above refers to the meaning of 'washing dishes'.


xxxDm_Ch
Local time: 14:43
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 101
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agree  Rusinterp
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agree  Kirill Semenov
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12 days
отмыться, отмываться, отмывать


Explanation:
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