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brush asideTo disregard, dismiss or ignore something, as unimportant.Rate it:

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brush asideTo defeat with ease.Rate it:

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brush upTo review; to improve an existing but rusty or under-developed skill.Rate it:

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paint with a broad brushTo describe a class of objects or a kind of phenomenon in general terms, without specific details and without attention to individual variations.Rate it:

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brush offAn abrupt rebuff or dismissal.Rate it:

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daft as a brushDescribes someone who is known to do and say silly things.Rate it:

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brush byTo walk past another person, touching them slightly, normally by accident, and ignoring them.Rate it:

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brush downUsed other than as an idiom: see brush, down. To remove something with a brush, or ones hands using a downward brushing motion.Rate it:

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brush downTo straighten up one's clothes and to tidy up one's appearance.Rate it:

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brush with deathTo have a life redeemable experienceRate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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give somebody the brush-offTo rebuff, snub or curtly reject someone.Rate it:

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give someone the brush-offTo rebuff, snub or curtly reject someone.Rate it:

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tar with the same brushTo characterize using the same undesirable attribute, especially unjustly.Rate it:

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touch of the tar brushOf South Asian or Afro-Caribbean in their background and/or in their appearance.Rate it:

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put asideTo save money.Rate it:

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all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:

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cast asideto discardRate it:

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kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:

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put asideTo ignore or intentionally forget something, temporarily or permanently, so that more important things can have one's attention.Rate it:

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set asideTo declare something invalid or null and void.Rate it:

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set asideTo disagree with something and reject or overturn it.Rate it:

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set asideTo separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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step asideto move out of one's wayRate it:

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step asideto make room for others as replacements by withdrawing from a position or serviceRate it:

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step asideto deviate from the right or proper pathRate it:

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step asideto walk to a little distance; retire for the occasionRate it:

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sweep asideTo push or brush to the sideRate it:

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sweep asideTo overcome an obstacle with little effort.Rate it:

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sweep asideTo ignore, brush off.Rate it:

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throw asideto discard.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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copious free timeA hypothetical time set aside for performing time-consuming tasks, however insinuating that the speaker really has no free time.Rate it:

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hold outTo set something aside or save it for later.Rate it:

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make wayTo give place or step aside.Rate it:

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on the shelfLaid aside, unused, abandonedRate it:

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public commentInput given by the public to governmental (or rarely other) bodies, about proposed legislation or regulation(s), during a period-and by means-set aside and prescribed by law.Rate it:

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step overTo relocate oneself to a position of a few steps away; step asideRate it:

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swallow one's prideTo set aside one's feelings of pride and adopt a more humble or appropriate stance.Rate it:

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ward offTo parry, or turn aside.Rate it:

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