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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
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