brush someone off

(phrasal verb) to dismiss someone in a rude way

Example Sentences:

The head of the company is going to brush me off because I am unqualified for the position.

A: Did you get that girl’s phone number!
B: No man, she just brushed me off! She must have a boyfriend or something.

People complain about Harold because he is always brushing people off to spend time with his girlfriend instead.

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Bikini Boy Gets the brush-off from ‘American Idol’ Judges

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