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brush somebody/something ↔ aside

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbrush somebody/something ↔ aside phrasal verbto refuse to listen to someone, or refuse to consider something syn dismiss He simply brushed all my objections aside. brush→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
brush asideBecause Ludo and I drop our hands to where our holsters would be, and brush our jackets aside.Marco, rising, brushed him quickly aside.No wonder the 49ers brushed this game aside.Seeing her wince, Michele lifted her, brushing her objections aside.Snow drove against him, but he just brushed it aside.Impatiently, he brushed the thought aside and concentrated on his own problems.The King brushed thin opposition aside and left, taking two body squires with him, Patrick Seton and Thomas Erceldoun.Holmgren brushed the matter aside Monday by saying the sheets got tossed in the trash before the game.
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Verb table
brush
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybrush
he, she, itbrushes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybrushed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave brushed
he, she, ithas brushed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad brushed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill brush
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have brushed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam brushing
he, she, itis brushing
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you, we, theyare brushing
Past
I, he, she, itwas brushing
you, we, theywere brushing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been brushing
he, she, ithas been brushing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been brushing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be brushing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been brushing
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