Give him the brush-off - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
give (someone) the brush-off (redirected from give him the brush-off)
give (someone) the brush-off
To reject, snub, ignore, or rebuff someone. I thought Rebecca was a good friend until she gave me the brush-off at a party last weekend. Teachers have accused local politicians of giving them the brush-off regarding proposed cuts to pensions and school funding.
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AN Ireland fan who won free haircuts for life from a barber after a soccer bet hopes to give him the brush-off
again at the Euros.
But as Bonzo tried to give him the brush-off
, his accuser handed him a business card .
The former Manchester City star puts the art in Barton and the twit in Twitter - now it seems that his boss Mark Hughes, who puts the Spark in Queens Park Rangers, may be tempted to give him the brush-off
He doesn't like to be thwarted, so you'll have to give him the brush-off
in no uncertain terms.