run a brush through (one's) hair

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run a brush through (one's) hair

To tidy one's hair with a brush, especially in a hasty, imprecise manner. Let me just run a brush through my hair before we leave for our dinner reservation. I tried to run a brush through her hair before her school photos, but it was too much of a mess.
See also: brush, hair, run, through