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brush

noun /braʃ/
an object with bristles, wire, hair etc for cleaning, scrubbing etc
cepillo
a toothbrush He picked up the brush and began to sweep the floor.
an act of brushing
cepilladura
He gave his coat a good brush.
a disagreement
roce
She had a slight brush with the law when a police officer stopped her for speeding.
a bushy tail of a fox.
hopo
brush aside phrasal verb to pay no attention to
dejar de lado
She brushed aside my objections.
brush away phrasal verb to wipe off
limpiar
She brushed away a tear.
brush up phrasal verb ( with on) to refresh one’s knowledge of (eg a language)
repasar, refrescar
He brushed up his Spanish before he went on holiday.
give ( get the brush-off) to reject or be rejected abruptly
quitarse a alguien de encima, enviar a freír espárragos, mandar a alguien a paseo
She gave him the brush-off after he’d asked her out on a date.
(Definition of brush from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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