sweep aside

phrasal verb
swept aside; sweeping aside; sweeps aside

Definition of sweep aside

: to treat (something) as not important : to ignore (something) He swept aside questions about his son's arrest. He swept aside their objections, refusing to change his plans.

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“Sweep aside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweep%20aside. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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