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dust sth off

( UK also dust down)
verb uk phrasal verb with dust   /dʌst/ us  
to prepare something for use, especially after it has not been used for a long time: It's time to dust off the old chemistry books and start studying. UK They brought out the old ambulances, dusted them down and put them back into service.
Translations of “dust sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指長時間不用後拿出來)備好待用,整理…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指长时间不用后拿出来)备好待用,整理…
(Definition of dust sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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