- a rejection or dismissal in which someone is treated as unimportant
noun: brush-off, plural noun: brush-offs
- 1. informal a rejection or dismissal in which someone is treated as unimportant he's been giving her the brush-off
- a rejection or dismissal of someone by treating them as unimportant: he's given her the brush-off
... power 喜歡掌權。 喜歡掌權，未必負面。耍權，弄權，就很負面。 2. brush off 在這裡是『一笑置之』，『不以為意』。 『避之不談』比較有逃避的味道...
在HBO聽到一句對白,中文字幕打出了"敷衍", 不知道有沒有聽錯 -- 是不是用 "brush off me"呢? 是的. 一般是把受詞放在中間: brush me off, 但上述說法也正確!
to patronize or brush off someone is to say something insincere just to get him/her off ...