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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.
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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.
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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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REPLICA DRESSING: In a 1-cup glass measuring cup, whisk together 1/4 cup vegetable oil (NOT olive oil), 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar, 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard, dash garlic pepper and few dashes salad seasoning.
Add gelatin and whisk sugar mixture into yogurt mixture.
In a medium bowl, combine the tempura mix, oil, and water and whisk until smooth.
For the sauce, in a medium bowl, whisk together the reserved cooking liquid and the black pepper and set aside.
Return to the freezer for a further 3 hours, whisk again, then freeze, whisk and freeze once more.
Remove from heat and whisk in 1 cup sugar and 2 large eggs.
Gradually whisk in the sugar until the whites are still and shiny then whisk in the vanilla, vinegar and cornflour.
Whisk the tempered yolks into the hot cream and place over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
If it's for a cake, mousse or souffle, where it is folded into other ingredients, the peaks should be soft (so when you lift the whisk the peaks drop slightly) but if it is for a meringue, where sugar is going to be incorporated, it should stand up in stiff peaks.
Whisk lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl.
For the need coffee, in a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and whisk to combine.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg whites, small diced carrots, onion, and celery.
Remove from the heat, add the remaining butter, and whisk to combine.
Remove bowl from heat and whisk in eggs and granulated sugar until well blended.
For the parsley sauce, in a medium bowl, combine the curly parsley, flat leaf parsley, mint, dill, tarragon, anchovies, garlic, and capers and whisk to combine.