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English definition of “dash”

dash

verb     /dæʃ/
B2 [I] to go somewhere quickly : She dashed downstairs when she heard the phone . I must dash. I've got to be home by 7 p.m.Moving quickly
dash sb's hopes to destroy someone's hopes : Saturday's 2-0 defeat dashed their hopes of reaching the final .Disappointing yourself and others
dash (sth) against/on, etc literary to hit or throw something with great force , usually causing damage : Waves dashed against the cliffs .Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
(Definition of dash verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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