brush by (someone or something)

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brush by (someone or something)

To quickly pass by and lightly touch someone or something. The man brushed by us so that he could board the bus. Be sure not to brush by this wall while the paint is still drying.
See also: brush, by

brush by someone or something

 and brush past someone or something
to push quickly past someone or something. She brushed by the little group of people standing there talking. I brushed by the plant, knocking it over.
See also: brush, by
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The very next night we were walking down the street in Amsterdam and a guy brushed by us carrying four bunches of red roses.
The very next night, we were walking down the street in Amsterdam and a guy brushed by us carrying about four bunches of red roses.