brush\ off


brush\ off
1. I
the dust won't brush off пыль не счищается; the stains won't brush off эти пятна щетка не берет
2. II
brush off in some manner the dirt will brush off easily грязь легко счистится
3. III
1) brush off smth. /smth. off/ brush off the mud (specks of dust, the snow, etc.) счистить /смахнуть/ грязь и т. д.
2) brush off smth. /smth. off/ brush smb.'s objections (the whole matter, their protests, etc.) off отмахнуться от чьих-л. возражений и т. д.
3) brush smb. off I've tried to make contact with the neighbours but they've always brushed me off я пытался установить хорошие отношения с соседями, но они всегда отвергали мои попытки, отворачивались от меня; her girl-friend brushed me off ее подруга отвергла мои ухаживания
4. XXI1
brush off smth. /smth. off/ with smth. brush off the fluff with a few whisks of the brush провести несколько раз щеткой, чтобы смахнуть пух
5. XXV
brush off when... the mud will brush off when it dries когда грязь подсохнет, она счистится

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • brush\ off — • brush off • give the brush off v. phr. 1. To refuse to hear or believe; quickly and impatiently; not take seriously or think important. John brushed off Bill s warning that he might fall from the tree. I said that it might rain and to take the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • brush-off — • brush off • give the brush off v. phr. 1. To refuse to hear or believe; quickly and impatiently; not take seriously or think important. John brushed off Bill s warning that he might fall from the tree. I said that it might rain and to take the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • brush-off — n [singular] rude or unfriendly behaviour that shows you are not interested in someone ▪ She gave him the brush off. ▪ I tried to be friendly but I just got the brush off. →brush off at ↑brush2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brush off — (someone/something) to not accept someone or something as being important. When she told me my project would be a better television film than a feature film, I thought she was brushing me off. But the prime minister brushed off that criticism,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • brush-off — /brush awf , of /, n. a refusal to talk or listen to someone; abrupt or final dismissal or rebuff. [1945 50, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase brush off] * * * …   Universalium

  • brush off — brush aside / brush off [v] ignore; refuse boycott, cold shoulder*, contradict, cut, deny, disclaim, dismiss, disown, disregard, get rid of, have no time for*, ostracize, override, rebuff, reject, repudiate, scorn, send away, slight, snub, spurn …   New thesaurus

  • brush off — index parry Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • brush-off — noun singular INFORMAL a clear sign to someone that you are not interested in them or in their ideas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brush-off — brush′ off n. an abrupt dismissal or rebuff • Etymology: 1945–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • brush|off — «BRUHSH F, OF», noun. Informal. a refusal to see or listen; an abrupt dismissal or rebuke: »The reporter got a polite brushoff when he asked the mayor for an appointment …   Useful english dictionary

  • brush-off — noun a curt or disdainful rejection • Derivationally related forms: ↑brush off • Hypernyms: ↑rejection * * * n discouragement, dismissal, rebuff, refusal, rejection, repudiation, repulse, slight, snub FORMAL repu …   Useful english dictionary


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