Translation: from spanish

swept aside

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  • aside — I [[t]əsa͟ɪd[/t]] ADVERB AND NOUN USES ♦♦♦ asides (In addition to the uses shown below, aside is used in phrasal verbs such as cast aside , stand aside , and step aside .) 1) ADV: ADV after v If you move something aside, you move it to one side… …   English dictionary

  • aside — a|side1 W3S3 [əˈsaıd] adv 1.) kept to be used later ▪ I ve been setting aside a few pounds each week. ▪ One of the rooms was set aside for a yoga class. ▪ Try to set aside a few hours a week for exercise. ▪ Could you put this cake aside for me? 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweep aside — ˌsweep a ˈside [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sweep aside he/she/it sweeps aside present participle sweeping aside past tense swept aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweep aside — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms sweep aside : present tense I/you/we/they sweep aside he/she/it sweeps aside present participle sweeping aside past tense swept aside past participle swept aside to ignore someone or something, or to refuse to …   English dictionary

  • sweep something aside — DISREGARD, ignore, take no notice of, dismiss, shrug off, forget about, brush aside. → sweep * * * brush/sweep/cast/something aside phrase to refuse to consider or deal with something Railway companies brushed aside fears that staff cuts would… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sweep — sweep1 [ swip ] (past tense and past participle swept [ swept ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 clean with long brush ▸ 2 move/spread quickly ▸ 3 look at/search ▸ 4 stretch over large area ▸ 5 win easily ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to clean a floor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • sweep — v. & n. v. (past and past part. swept) 1 tr. clean or clear (a room or area etc.) with or as with a broom. 2 intr. (often foll. by up) clean a room etc. in this way. 3 tr. (often foll. by up) collect or remove (dirt or litter etc.) by sweeping. 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

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