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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An hour-long boat ride with Red Sail Sports, the island's leading water sports operator, took us to the sandbank, and staff briefed us on safety before accompanying our group into the water, where the stingrays brushed against us with cat-like affection.
An hour-long boat ride with Red Sail Sports, the island's leading water sports operator, took us to the sandbank and staff briefed us on safety before accompanying our group into the water where the stingrays brushed against us with cat-like affection.
An hour's boat ride with Red Sail Sports took us to the sandbank where staff briefed us on safety before accompanying our group into the water, where the stingrays brushed against us with cat-like affection.