brush


brush
1. noun
1) (an instrument with bristles, wire, hair etc for cleaning, scrubbing etc: a toothbrush; He sells brushes.) cepillo
2) (an act of brushing.) cepilladura
3) (a bushy tail of a fox.) hopo
4) (a disagreement: a slight brush with the law.) roce

2. verb
1) (to rub with a brush: He brushed his jacket.) cepillar
2) (to remove (dust etc) by sweeping with a brush: brush the floor.) barrer
3) (to make tidy by using a brush: Brush your hair!) cepillar
4) (to touch lightly in passing: The leaves brushed her face.) rozar
- brush away
- brush up
- give
- get the brush-off

brush1 n
1. cepillo
I clean my shoes with a brush me limpio los zapatos con un cepillo
2. pincel / brocha
an artist's brush un pincel de artista
El plural de brush se escribe brushes
brush2 vb cepillar
she brushed her hair se cepilló el pelo
have you brushed your teeth? ¿te has lavado los dientes?
brush
tr[brʌʃ]
noun
1 (for teeth, clothes, etc) cepillo
2 (artist's) pincel nombre masculino; (house painter's) brocha
3 (fox's tail) hopo
4 (undergrowth) maleza
5 (unpleasant encounter) roce nombre masculino
he had a brush with the police tuvo un roce con la policía
transitive verb
1 (gen) cepillar; (teeth) cepillar, limpiar, lavar
2 (touch lightly) rozar
he brushed the glass with his sleeve and knocked it off the table rozó la copa con la manga y la hizo caer de la mesa
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to brush up against rozar al pasar
brush ['brʌʃ] vt
1) : cepillar
to brush one's teeth: cepillarse uno los dientes
2) sweep: barrer, quitar con un cepillo
3) graze: rozar
4)
to brush off disregard: hacer caso omiso de, ignorar
brush vi
to brush up on : repasar, refrescar, dar un repaso a
brush n
1) or brushwood ['brʌʃ.wʊd] : broza f
2) scrub, underbrush: maleza f
3) : cepillo m, pincel m (de artista), brocha f (de pintor)
4) touch: roce m
5) skirmish: escaramuza f
brush
n.
brocha s.f.
broza s.f.
cepillo s.m.
escobilla (de limpieza) s.f.
matorral s.m.
pincel s.m.
roce s.m.
soto s.m.
v.
acepillar v.
cepillar v.
rozar v.
brʌʃ
I
noun
1) c (for cleaning) cepillo m; (for hair) cepillo m; (paintbrush) pincel m; (large) brocha f

to be tarred with the same brush — (colloq) estar* cortados por la misma tijera or por el mismo patrón

2) c (of fox) cola f
3) c
a) (act)

I gave my hair a brush — me cepillé el pelo

b) (faint touch) roce m
c) (encounter)

brush with something/somebody — \<\<with the law/the police\>\> roce m con algo/alguien

she has had several brushes with death — ha visto la muerte de cerca en varias ocasiones

4) u
a) (scrub) maleza f
b) (cut branches) broza f

II
1.
transitive verb
a) (clean, groom) \<\<jacket/hair\>\> cepillar

to brush one's teeth — lavarse or cepillarse los dientes

she brushed his hair — le cepilló el pelo

b) (sweep)

he brushed the crumbs off the table — quitó las migas de la mesa

c) (touch lightly) rozar*

2.
vi

to brush against something/somebody — rozar* algo/a alguien

Phrasal Verbs:
[brʌʃ]
1. N
1) (gen) cepillo m ; (=sweeping brush) cepillo m , escobilla f ; (=scrubbing brush) cepillo m de cerda; (=shaving brush, decorator's) brocha f ; (=paint brush) (artist's) pincel m ; (Elec) (=contact) escobilla f

shoe brush — cepillo m para zapatos

2) (=act of brushing) cepillado m

give your coat a brush — cepíllate el abrigo

let's give it a brush — vamos a pasar el cepillo

3) (=tail) [of fox] rabo m , hopo m
4) (=skirmish) roce m

to have a brush with the police — tener un roce con la policía

5) (=light touch) toque m
6) (=undergrowth) maleza f , broza f
2. VT
1) (=clean) [+ floor] cepillar; [+ clothes, hair] cepillar

to brush one's shoes — limpiarse los zapatos

to brush one's teeth — lavarse los dientes, cepillarse los dientes

2) (=touch lightly) rozar
* * *
[brʌʃ]
I
noun
1) c (for cleaning) cepillo m; (for hair) cepillo m; (paintbrush) pincel m; (large) brocha f

to be tarred with the same brush — (colloq) estar* cortados por la misma tijera or por el mismo patrón

2) c (of fox) cola f
3) c
a) (act)

I gave my hair a brush — me cepillé el pelo

b) (faint touch) roce m
c) (encounter)

brush with something/somebody — \<\<with the law/the police\>\> roce m con algo/alguien

she has had several brushes with death — ha visto la muerte de cerca en varias ocasiones

4) u
a) (scrub) maleza f
b) (cut branches) broza f

II
1.
transitive verb
a) (clean, groom) \<\<jacket/hair\>\> cepillar

to brush one's teeth — lavarse or cepillarse los dientes

she brushed his hair — le cepilló el pelo

b) (sweep)

he brushed the crumbs off the table — quitó las migas de la mesa

c) (touch lightly) rozar*

2.
vi

to brush against something/somebody — rozar* algo/a alguien

Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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