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whisk someone around

to move someone around rapidly from place to place. I didn't get much chance to see the city. They just whisked me around. We whisked around the visitor from place to place.
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whisk (someone or an animal) off

to brush [something] off someone or an animal. The barber quickly whisked him off and collected the fee. The barber whisked off the customer.
See also: off, whisk

whisk someone or something away

to move someone or something out of the way rapidly. The firemen came and whisked the students away to a safe place. The agents whisked away a number of people.
See also: away, whisk

whisk someone or something off (to something)

to move someone or something to something or some place rapidly. The government agents whisked the witness off to a secret place. They whisked off the suspect to a holding cell.
See also: off, whisk

whisk something off (of) someone or something

 and whisk something off
to brush something off someone or something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) The barber whisked the loose hairs off of the customer. The barber whisked off the loose hairs.
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whisk away

v.
1. To remove something with quick light sweeping motions: The waiter whisked the crumbs away. My girlfriend whisked away the check before I could see it.
2. To escort, conduct, or carry someone or something swiftly and quietly away: The bodyguards whisked away the politician after the speech. The ambulance whisked the accident victim away to the hospital.
3. To indulge someone's fancy by conducting or transporting them away: I was whisked away from my boring life after I accepted the job offer. My boyfriend whisked me away to Paris.
See also: away, whisk

whisk off

v.
1. To remove something from the surface of someone or something with quick light sweeping motions: My friend whisked the crumbs off the table.
2. To remove something or someone from something swiftly and quietly: The waiter whisked the dish off the table. They whisked the actor off the stage.
3. To escort, conduct, or carry someone or something swiftly and quietly away: The bodyguards whisked off the politician after the speech. My parents whisked us off. The victim was whisked off to the hospital.
4. To depart on an errand swiftly and quietly: The salesperson whisked off and returned with the perfect gift.
5. To indulge someone's fancy by conducting or transporting them away: My partner whisked me off to New York. The butler whisked off the guests to the dining room.
See also: off, whisk
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Whisk the apricot juices into the cornflour and add the lemon juice, zest and thyme.
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Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the ricotta.
Whisk the eggs and icing sugar in a medium-sized, non-stick saucepan until smooth, and then whisk in the flour.
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Pour the hot lemon syrup over the yolks and continue to whisk until cold.
Whisk together and then place back into a pan and cook out to 82degC or the mix coats the back of a spoon.
For the meringue topping, whisk the egg whites with an electric whisk, or using a mixer with a whisk attachment, until they hold stiff peaks.
In a third bowl, whisk the egg whites into soft peaks.
ZENA SAYS: A silicone-coated whisk won't scratch and they're easy to clean.
Mix flour (use a wire whisk for best results) directly into hot fat (melted butter, oil, etc.
Kuhn Rikon is introducing a whisk in a contemporary, but functional oval shape, geared to whip up faster results in the egg white department.
Briskly froth the mixture with a small metal whisk or bamboo tea whisk until a blanket of foam coats the top, like an espresso.
Whisk the egg yolks and sugar together in a bowl over a pan of simmering not boiling water until very thick and light.
Place the ginger, garlic, peppers (if using), and scallions in a bowl and whisk in the soy sauce, mirin or wine, sesame oil, and maple syrup or brown sugar.