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wave something aside

Definition of wave something aside in English:

Dismiss something as unnecessary or irrelevant: he waved the objection aside and carried on
More example sentences
  • The man himself is, however, quick to wave the formalities aside.
  • ‘Whatever,’ Juliet said, waving their comments aside.
  • He had been begging her to let him call a doctor for the past few days, but she just kept waving his concerns aside.
dismiss, reject, brush aside, shrug off, disregard, ignore, discount, play down
informal pooh-pooh
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