brush off someone/something Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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brush off someone/something

phrasal verb with brush  us   /brʌʃ/ verb

brush off someone/something (not consider)

to ​refuse to ​consider what someone says, or to not ​admit that something may be ​true or ​important: The ​committeechairman brushed her off when she ​tried to ​raise the ​issue. Ehrlich brushes off ​suggestions that he's ​spendingtaxpayerdollars for ​campaignads.
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