Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Brush"

The meaning of "Brush" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa brush strokes?
A: In this case, "brush strokes" refers to the texture in the paint made by the paint brush.
Q: O que significa brush up?
A: It means she got close to him, enough to touch him just barely. She brushed up against him implies that she intentionally did it perhaps to get his attention to to be near him
Q: O que significa brush?
A: The word brush has several meanings. Here are the more common uses:
Noun: I need a brush for my hair
I need a brush to paint my fence
We must clear the brush from the field (Large weeds and bushes)

Verb:
She brushes her daughter's hair every morning.
Go brush your teeth.
Q: O que significa brushed?
A: brushed is the past form of to brush. To brush is 'rozar'
Q: O que significa brush over our conversation?
A: You just began talking about it, or talked really briefly about it, not in depth.

Example sentences using "Brush"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brush up against.
A: "The paint is wet, if you brush up against it you will stain your clothes"

It means to "rub on something"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brush up.
A: - Before I go to Korea, I should brush up on my Korean.
- I am going to brush up on my tennis skills.
- You should brush up on your Nietzche before taking that high level Philosophy class.
- I have not brushed up on my French in a while.

This phrase is always connected to 'on' --> 'brush up on'

Of course, the literal meaning would be:

- I am painting a canvas. First, I will brush up[wards], then down[wards].
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com to brush up on.
A: Yeah. You can use it in the context to review, reflect or better/advance a person’s memory or skill.

Example
“I need to brush up on my maths”
“I should brush up on my history”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brush up.
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Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brush off.
A: She's always brushing off men.

Synonyms of "Brush" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre brush e brushes ?
Q: Qual é a diferença entre 'brush off' e 'neglect' ?
A: "to brush off" someone or something is a more casual phrase, you usually use it like

"I asked him about it but he just brushed me off"

It's similar to the word ignore, but ignore is more like the person doesn't respond at all, while brush off would be if someone responded like "oh it's not that big of a deal" and started talking about something else.

"neglect" is used to describe when you don't take care of someone.

"Her parents neglected her when she was young."

hope this helps!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "brush one’s teeth" e "brush my teeth" ?
A: If you are standing in a museum of biology with a large statue of human teeth, and you have a brush, you could say "brush the teeth", but in most natural cases you should use the possessive pronoun
- I brush my teeth before bed
- My friend brushes his teeth
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brush up e brush up on ?
A: Both are the same.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brush up e brush up on ?
A: 'Brush up on' is more grammatically correct.
E.G. "I need to brush up on my Japanese" sounds better than "I need to brush up my Japanese"

Translations of "Brush"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? brush
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? brush
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? main brush Kar liya app khana lagao
A: I have taken brush you get food
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? brush and blush
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? brush karo
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Other questions about "Brush"

Q: brush my teeth soa natural?
A: sounds good!
Q: ''Look, his brush is MAGICAL, it looks like he doesn't have any ink on it but it still paints the ink!''
【Do you think MAGIC also work in this sentence? Thanks】 soa natural?
A: Mostly perfect! 'It still paints ink' is better than 'it still paints THE ink' as it's not referring to any specific ink - just ink in general.

It sounds a little bit childish if you say 'his brush is magic' - its not entirely grammatically correct. 'Magical' is much better here. :)
Q: I want to improve, and brush up on my English at the same time as my daughter is learning English. soa natural?
A: I'd say you don't need the comma but other than that it looks good
Q: this is a brush of me - right?
or: the brush is my - right? soa natural?
A: The brush is mine. This is my brush
Q: What does brush sb off mean?
A: It means to ignore somebody or don't pay attention to them

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