brush by

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brush by (third-person singular simple present brushes by, present participle brushing by, simple past and past participle brushed by)

  1. (idiomatic) To walk past another person, touching them slightly, normally by accident, and ignoring them.
    The production manager brushed by me on the stairs. He seemed to be in a real hurry.

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