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What is the difference between “brush aside” and “brush off”?

He brushed her ideas / accusations aside He brushed her ideas / accusations off She brushed him off / aside after breaking up What's the difference between brush off and brush aside? I looked the ...
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Burn up or burn down?

What's the difference between "burn up" and "burn down"? Or is there a difference at all?