brush against (someone or something)

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brush against (someone or something)

To pass by and lightly touch someone or something. Be sure not to brush against this wall while the paint is still drying. Did you see the beautiful woman who just brushed against me?
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brush (up) against someone or something

to touch someone or something lightly in passing. I brushed up against the freshly painted wall as I passed. I guess I brushed against Walter as I walked by.
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Then it started to dip, brushed against one tent which caught fire, brushed against a car just a few feet away from me and smashed on my friends tent.
I've got no comment to make," said Toshack, before bringing the house down as he accidentally brushed against one of the TV microphones on the top table which made it sound as if he was belching.
The couple sat so close together that their bodies and arms brushed against one another.