Значение идиомы get the brush-off

[get the brush-off] {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To be paid no attention;not be listened to or thought important.

My idea for a party gotthe brush-off from the other children.

2. To be treated in an unkindor unfriendly way; be ignored.

Frank and Jane had an argument, sothe next time he telephoned her, he got the brush-off.

Compare: COLDSHOULDER, HIGH-HAT. Contrast: BRUSH OFF.


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