- n. 刷子；画笔；刷
- n. 灌木丛
- n. 小冲突；争吵
- vt. 刷；掠过；轻触；擦；掸
- vi. 轻擦；拂拭
- [C]刷子; 画笔; 毛笔 an instrument with bristles, wire, hair, etc., for cleaning, scrubbing, etc.
- [S]擦,吹拂; 刷 an act of brushing; a quick light touch
- [C]小冲突,小争执,小摩擦 a short fight or disagreement
- vt. & vi. 擦; 刷 rub with a brush
- vt. & vi. 轻触,掠过 touch lightly against (sb/sth) in passing
a dense growth of bushes
an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)
a minor short-term fight
the act of brushing your teeth;
"the dentist recommended two brushes a day"
the act of brushing your hair;
"he gave his hair a quick brush"
contact with something dangerous or undesirable;
"I had a brush with danger on my way to work"
"he tried to avoid any brushes with the police"
rub with a brush, or as if with a brush;
"Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
touch lightly and briefly;
"He brushed the wall lightly"
clean with a brush;
"She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
sweep across or over;
"Her long skirt brushed the floor"
"A gasp swept cross the audience"
remove with or as if with a brush;
"brush away the crumbs"
"brush the dust from the jacket"
"brush aside the objections"
cover by brushing;
"brush the bread with melted butter"
- He painted the wall with a brush.
- The painter swept a brush over his canvas.
- I'll give my coat a good brush.
- Let's burn off the rest of the brush.
- He had a brush with his neighbour.
- She has a nasty brush with her boss this morning.
- We should brush our teeth at least twice a day.
- The light wind gently brushed her cheek.
- She is scouring the floor with a brush.
- I'll have to give my shoes a brush.
- He brushed the dust off his clothes.
- Don't bother to move.I think I can just brush past.
- A cat brushed against her leg in the darkness.
- The brushes and paints had been set out in the art room.
- He picked his brushes and palette.
- The painter uses several brushes when painting.
- The old man likes to use a Chinese brush in writing.
- Her face will delight the painter's brush.
- These pictures are from the same painter's brush.
- He sells brushes.
- I lost my shaving brush.
- Do you have a tooth brush?
- I bought three tooth brushes yesterday.
- Can I have some paint and a paint brush?
- She needs a brush to comb her hair.
- I paint with a brush.
- He made a stroke with a brush.
- She dusted the desk with a brush.
- He painted the wall with a brush.
- Paint goes on more slowly with a brush than with a roller.
- I gave my clothes a good brush.
- Please give the coat a good brush.
- These shoes need a shoe brush.
- She ran a brush over her hair again and again .
- She usually gives her hair a brush before she goes out.
- She gave her hair a quick brush before she went to meet her friend.
- I got a brush from the wheelbarrow.
- I got a brush from the wheel as it passed.
- He felt the brush of the silk dress against him as she passed.
- She felt the brush of his coat as he hurried by.
- The arrest for speeding was his first brush with the law.
- At the first brush, the enemy was repulsed.
- After the storm the lawn was littered with brush.
- The rabbit disappeared into the brush.
- It seemed like a good idea at the first brush, but it wouldn't really work.
- Brush after each meal.
- I brush twice, what about you?
- The boy brushed by me in a rude way.
- I'll brush the floor.
- The servant brushes his hat.
- He began to brush his jacket.
- He often brushes his overcoat.
- You must brush your shoes; they are very dirty.
- An elderly servant slowly brushed the carpet.
- He brushed his clothes on Sunday.
- She likes to brush her hair.
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day.
- I brush my teeth every morning.
- You must brush your teeth before going to bed.
- It's a good habit to brush your teeth twice a day.
- After getting up, she brushes her teeth and combs her hair.
- She came down to breakfast in a hurry, not having brushed her teeth.
- A cool breeze brushed his face, ruffling his hair.
- The leaves of the trees brushed my face as I ran through the forest.
- Some kinds of bamboo grow very fast.If they are growing near a house, their slim leaves brush the roof gently and cool the house with their shade.
- His lips brushed her ear.
- The bicycle just brushed me as it passed.
- Then he took a brush and he brushed the dog until her fur began to shine.
- The spider web brushed my forehead.
- My left hand brushed the wall and found the doorknob.
- The floor has been brushed by the students.
- Please help me to brush my shoes clean.
- Brush the blackboard clean, please.
- She brushed his hat clean.
- give it another brush
润色,再加工一下 try to make the painting better
- give sb the brush off
拒绝某人…,让某人碰钉子,充耳不闻; 不予理睬 terminate a friendship with sb, refuse to hear or believe, quickly and impatiently
- have a brush with
与…发生摩擦,小冲突 have a short fight or disagreement
- tarred with the same brush
一路货色; 有相同的缺点 assumed to have the same〔bad〕 qualities as one's associates
- brush against (v.+prep.)
碰,擦 touch; bump
brush against sb/sth
A drunkard brushed against me in a rude way.
His car brushed against mine.
She brushed against a chair as she rushed in.
Something brushed against the back of the case.
He brushed against the door as he entered the room.
If we happened to brush carelessly against the over-hanging rocks they would crash down at any moment.
I am brushed against by cyclists.
The child was brushed against by a motorcycle.
- brush aside〔away〕 (v.+adv.)
无视,不顾,漠视(某情况等) refuse to pay attention to (sth)
- brush down (v.+adv.)
斥责(某人) scold (sb) for a fault
- brush off1 (v.+adv.)
〈口〉拒绝听,不理睬 refuse to listen to (sth) or have a relationship with (sb)
This kind of mud brushes off easily when it dries.
Dried mud on the shoes brushes off easily.
Don't worry about that mark; it will brush off.
别担心那个斑点,用刷子能把它刷掉。brush sth ⇔ off
Please brush this insect off.
请把这只虫掸掉。brush sb/sth ⇔ off
I didn't expect her to brush us off like this.
Jim's girlfriend brushed him off before he met Mary.
He tried to start a conversation but she brushed him off.
She brushed me off when I invited her to go to the movies with me yesterday.
I invited him to watch an opera with me yesterday, but he brushed me off.
I've tried to make contact with them, but they've brushed me off.
Eva went up to speak to her employer, but he brushed her off impatiently.
The mayor hurried into his office, brushing off the reporters.
The mayor brushed off the reporter's question with a joke.
She brushed off all our suggestions.
He has brushed the whole matter off.
He cut his finger but he brushed it off as not important and kept working.
The committee brushed off his enquiries with meaningless promises.
She brushed off every suggestion with a shrug and raised eyebrows.
He brushed off her warning that he might fall from the roof.
John brushed off Peter's warning that he might fall from the tree.
He has never been brushed off so rudely before.
I don't know why our suggestions have been brushed off.
- brush off2 (v.+prep.)
刷掉,掸掉或拂掉(某物) (cause to) be removed or cleaned with a brush
brush sth off sth
He brushed the snow off his clothes and went inside.
She brushed the dirt off my coat.
- brush over (v.+adv.)
不经心地谈到… speak about (sth)
- brush past1 (v.+adv.)
经过时触及某人〔物〕 pass (sth/sb), touch-ing lightly
I wanted to speak to her, but she just brushed past.
There was only just room to brush past in the crowd.
Don't bother to move. I think I can just brush past.
- brush past2 (v.+prep.)
经过时触及某人〔物〕 pass (sth/sb), touching lightly
brush past sb
He brushed past me in a rude way.
Mr.Smith brushed past me in the street.
He brushed past the secret agents and quickly strolled out of the teahouse.
He brushed past the reporters without making any comment.
When they brushed past each other in the corridor, he noticed that she was wearing a new perfume.
- brush up (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉使提高或完善 improve (sth) by brushing
- brush up against (v.+adv.+prep.)
意外地遇到 meet (usually trouble) unexpectedly
- brush up on (v.+adv.+prep.)
brush up on sth
I really need to brush up on my French.
She spent the summer brushing up on her American History as she was to teach that in the fall.
Jack can't go with you because he needs to brush up on his notes.
I'm going to brush up on those medical terms, some of which I may come across some day in my translation duties.
You had better brush up on your backstroke if you are playing with him.
- apply a brush to 用刷子刷…
- attach brush 附加刷子
- clean a brush 把刷子弄干净
- make brushes 制作刷子
- manufacture brushes 制作刷子
- need a brush 需要刷一下,需要一把刷子
- use a brush 使用刷子
- give it another brush 润色,加工一下
- give one's hat a brush 把帽子刷一刷
- give one's suit a quick brush 把衣服很快地刷一下
- give sb the/a brush 〈俚〉冷落某人,与某人断绝关系
- give shoes a brush 把鞋子刷一下
- give sth a good brush 把某物好好刷一下
- give the carpet a hard brush 用力刷地毯
- aboriginal brush 原生灌木丛
- antistatic brush 抗静电刷
- Chinese brush 毛笔
- dangerous brush 危险的灌木丛
- fragrant brush 带香味的笔
- magic brush 神笔
- potent brush 有力的笔
- profound brush 深奥的画笔
- ragged brush 参差不齐的灌木丛
- skillful brush 熟练的画笔
- stunted brush 低矮的灌木丛
- tangled brush 缠绕的灌木丛
- writing brush 毛笔
- boot brush 鞋刷
- bottle brush 瓶刷
- clothes brush 衣刷
- hair brush 梳子
- laundry brush 洗衣刷
- scrubbing〔scrub〕 brush 硬毛刷子
- shaving brush 修面刷
- shoe brush 鞋刷
- tooth brush 牙刷
- brush ability 运笔自如
- brush box 刷盒
- brush burn 擦伤
- brush collector 集电刷
- brush finish 粉刷
- brush pencil 画笔
- brush treatment 涂刷处理
- brush wheel 刷轮
- brush wood 砍下的树枝
- brush work 绘画
- at a brush 一举
- at the first brush 最初的一击
- from the same brush 出自同一手笔
- draw with a brush 用画笔画画
- paint with a brush 用刷子涂漆
- write with a brush 用毛笔写字
- narrow brush with death 差一点丢掉性命的遭遇
- brush with enemy 与敌人的遭遇战
- brush with neighbour 与邻居的小冲突
- the first serious brush with the issue 第一次认真触及这一争端
- brush with the police 与警察发生的冲突
- brush bookshelf 刷书架
- brush box 刷箱子
- brush chair 刷椅子
- brush cheek 拂过脸颊
- brush coat 刷大衣
- brush face 吹脸
- brush floor 扫地
- brush hair 梳头发
- brush nail 刷指甲
- brush paint 刷漆
- brush shaving 刷面
- brush shoes 刷鞋
- brush teeth 刷牙
- brush wall 刷墙
- brush aimlessly 无目的地刷
- brush effectively 有效地画
- brush gently 轻轻地刷
- brush hastily 匆忙地刷
- brush interminably 没完没了地刷
- brush lightly 轻轻擦过
- brush monotonously 单调地画
- brush nervously 紧张地刷
- brush skillfully 熟练地画
- brush slowly 慢慢拂过
- brush tenderly 轻轻地刷
- brush vigorously 强有力地擦过
- brush vivaciously 有生气地画
- brush aside 不理,不顾,无视,漠视
- brush difficulties aside 不顾困难
- brush objections aside 不顾反对意见
- brush opposition aside 漠视反抗
- brush the snow aside 扫雪
- brush away 刷去,拂去,无视,漠视
- brush away a fly with one's hand 用手赶走苍蝇
- brush away the dust 拂去灰尘
- brush away tears 拭去眼泪
- brush down 刷下来,刷净,责骂
- brush down one's skirt 把裙子刷干净
- brush off 刷去,拂去,跑脱,逃掉
- brush dirt off 把灰尘刷掉
- brush off the dust 拂去灰尘
- brush off sb's questions 对某人提的问题不予理睬
- brush over 轻刷,轻轻地上色
- brush up 重新学习,复习,改进,润饰
- brush up against 轻轻触到,遇到
- brush up one's act 检点自己的行为
- brush up one's article 修改稿子
- brush up one's English 重新复习英语
Tempt not yet the brushes of the war.出自：Troilus Cressida , Shakespeare
Three ugly brushes with the law over charges he could not understand.出自： J. A. Michener
Often brushing through the dripping grass.出自： J. Clare
The friction of people brushing past her was evidently painful.出自： V. Woolf
Do not brush against a bush lest you leave a thread to show our passage.出自： F. Herbert
The other [hand] trying to brush the cigar ash off his lapels.出自： J. B. Priestley
- brush的基本意思是指用鬃毛、金属丝、尼龙等制造而成的“刷子,画笔,毛笔”,是可数名词,常与名词构成复合词,如:hairbrush, toothbrush。
- brush还可表示“擦,吹拂; 刷”等动作,一般用单数,常和不定冠词a连用。
- brush的基本意思是“轻擦”,指像刷子一样在物体表面轻拂而过。可指几乎没有触及,也可指轻触〔擦〕到某物。brush的结果一是“刷掉”,二是“刷净”; brush的工具一般是刷子或类似刷子的东西,如木梳,扫帚等。
- brush可用作不及物动词,也可用作及物动词; 作“刷”解用作及物动词时,宾语可以是物(如衣物、鞋帽、汽车、家具等)或其上的灰尘泥土,也可以是人体的一部分(如牙、头发)。作“擦,触,掠过”解时宾语可为人或物。brush还可接以形容词充当补足语的复合宾语。
- brush和away, down, off等连用可表示“刷掉”; 和again等连用可表示“碰到”; 和past等连用可表示“擦过”; brush和上述副〔介〕词连用还可用于比喻,表示“不理睬”“无视”“提高”等义。
- brush, glance, graze, shave, skim
- brush的动作像刷子一样在某物表面上刷; 有时指抚摸或轻擦,以弄散某种东西。graze指子弹或其他快速运动的物体迅速擦过,例如:
- The wing seemed to graze the treetops as the plane climbed away.飞机爬升时,机翼似乎擦过树梢。
- The sword glanced off the shield.剑擦盾而过。
- I cut myself while I was shaving.我刮胡子时把自己的脸刮破了。
- The plane skimmed the treetops.飞机从树梢上掠过。
误 We walked through the brushes.
正 We walked through the brush.
- ☆ 直接源自古法语的broisse；最初源自古典拉丁语的bruscia，意为一簇新生的芽或嫩枝。