brush shoulders

idiom

: to touch at the shoulders
The two men brushed shoulders as they walked past each other.

Examples of brush shoulders in a Sentence

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“Brush shoulders.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brush%20shoulders. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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