Translation: from spanish

to dust sth

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  • ˌdust sth ˈoff — phrasal verb to wipe dust or dirt off the surface of something …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dust — dust1 W3S3 [dʌst] n [U] [: Old English;] 1.) dry powder consisting of extremely small bits of dirt that is in buildings on furniture, floors etc if they are not kept clean ▪ All the furniture was covered in dust . ▪ a thick layer of dust ▪ There… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dust — 1 /dVst/ noun 1 (U) dry powder consisting of extremely small bits of earth or sand: The truck drove off in a cloud of dust. | the heat and dust of an Indian town 2 (U) dry powder consisting of extremely small bits of dirt which you find in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dust*/ — [dʌst] noun [U] I very small pieces of dirt or another substance that form a layer on a surface or a cloud in the air The books were old and covered in dust.[/ex] He drove off, leaving us in a cloud of dust.[/ex] • let the dust settle to wait for …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dust somebody down — ˌdust sb/sthˈdown derived (especially BrE) to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth • Mel stood up and dusted herself down. Main entry: ↑dustderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust something down — ˌdust sb/sthˈdown derived (especially BrE) to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth • Mel stood up and dusted herself down. Main entry: ↑dustderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust somebody off — ˌdust sb/sthˈoff derived to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth • She got out the best china and dusted it off. • He put down the box and dusted off his hands. • (figurative) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust something off — ˌdust sb/sthˈoff derived to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth • She got out the best china and dusted it off. • He put down the box and dusted off his hands. • (figurative) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fine ▪ airborne ▪ radioactive ▪ house, household ▪ desert (esp. AmE …   Collocations dictionary

  • fingerprint — noun … OF FINGERPRINTS ▪ set ▪ The police were able to obtain a set of fingerprints from the suspect. VERB + FINGERPRINT ▪ leave ▪ She was careful not to leave any fingerprints …   Collocations dictionary

  • powder — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fine ▪ chilli/chili, cocoa, curry, milk, protein ▪ baking ▪ soap …   Collocations dictionary


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