Q: Take an eight-letter word for something used in water. Phonetically remove a word for something else used in water. Squish what is left together. The result, phonetically, will be a verb describing what water does. What words are these?
Edit: In my comment, I said "See, I'll..." as a hint to the chemical symbol of Cl
A: CHLORINE = CL(OAR)EAN --> OAR and CLEAN