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Related to sweep under the carpet: fall short, at a loss, pull the rug out, in the midst of, worse for wear

sweep

(swēp),
The travel of the beam of a cathode ray oscilloscope from left to right, representing the time axis, produced by an artificially generated sawtooth voltage.
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sweep

(swep)
To clear debris away, e.g., from the mouth during resuscitation.
See: finger sweep.
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