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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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Meringue 4 egg whites 7oz caster sugar Whisk the whites until white and fluffy and then slowly add the sugar a dessertspoon at a time, whisking for a couple of minutes each time.
Cook, whisking, at least a couple of minutes, or until light golden.
One at a time, while whisking, add a few tablespoons of the hot pudding to the egg.
Slowly pour milk and cream into egg mixture, whisking as you pour.
low heat until the texture of wet dough, while whisking constantly.
MEUNIERE BUTTER: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 pound salted butter, whisking constantly, 8 to 10 minutes, until sediment in butter turns dark brown, almost (but not quite) to the point of burning, and liquid is a deep golden color.
Add sugar, a heaped teaspoon at a time, whisking after each addition.
Temper yolk mixture by adding one-third hot milk mixture while whisking constantly Squeeze excess water from gelatin Whisk gelatin and tempered yolk mixture back Into hot milk mixture and place over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture is thick enough to coat back of a wooden spoon.
Remove from heat and add chocolate, whisking until chocolate is melted.
Add about 1 tbsp at a time of the vinegar and onion reduction, whisking continuously until it turns foamy and thickens.
Whisk in gelatin, whisking until gelatin is completely dissolved.
Add 1 cup brown sugar, whisking until sugar dissolves.
Add oil in a thin steady stream, whisking constantly, until emulsified.
Return to simmer, whisking, 3 to 4 minutes, until sauce thickens.
Temper the egg yolk mixture, adding one-third of the hot milk mixture, whisking constantly.