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dirt noun

1 dust/soil/mud

ADJ. loose She brushed the loose dirt off her coat. | ingrained | dog

QUANT. speck | streak He had streaks of dirt all over his face. | layer

VERB + DIRT be covered in/with His shoes were covered in dirt. | brush off, clean off, remove, wash off | show The white rug really shows the dirt.

DIRT + VERB accumulate Dirt had accumulated in the corners of the windows.

DIRT + NOUN road, track | floor

PREP. in the ~ children playing in the dirt

2 harmful/unpleasant information about sb

VERB + DIRT have

PREP. ~ on Do you have any dirt on the new guy?

PHRASES dish the dirt (= tell people unkind/unpleasant things about sb) She just loves to dish the dirt.