Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
    • taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination
    "a sweeping glance"
    "a wide-sweeping view of the river"
    Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
      • ignoring distinctions
      "sweeping generalizations"


      Zelfstandig naamwoord
        • the act of cleaning with a broom




        1. I am sweeping the yard.
        2. Tom is sweeping his room.
        3. Everybody is calling for sweeping reforms.
        4. Sweeping the room is my daughter's job.
        5. My father is sweeping the garage.
        6. His music is sweeping the whole country.
        7. I see her sweeping the room.
        8. The Party won a sweeping victory at the general election.
        9. A banking scandal is sweeping across Capitol Hill.
        10. Moreover, the sweeping change brought by modernity and globalization led many Muslims to view the West as hostile to the traditions of Islam.
        11. Kids these days have no imagination whatsoever. Only a nationwide revolution and sweeping economic reform will bring the hoop and stick back into vogue.
        12. Her grandfather extrapolated an isolated incident at a grocery store into a series of sweeping, unflattering generalizations about every Mexican on earth.
        13. Sweeping compounds
        14. Road-sweeping vehicles
        15. wastes from chimney sweeping