She used to brush her long hair by the hour.
She brushed by me without a word and started through the sitting room.
The next moment two men brushed by him, and one seemed to have something under his arm.
In a week, he was able to brush his teeth by himself.
He put his arm out but she brushed by it.
Rather as if he now moved on the edge of some action; brushed by it, but not the true focus point.
The student brushed by his friends and ran into the classroom.
He made to brush by me but I barred his way.
"I just got close enough to brush by her," she said.
I brushed by soldiers, but none of them stopped me.