[+portrait, tableau] to paint brosser un tableau de qch, Il a brossé un tableau plutôt sombre de la situation. He painted a rather gloomy picture of the situation.
se brosser les dents to brush one's teeth
Je me brosse les dents tous les soirs. I brush my teeth every night.
* tu peux te brosser! you can go whistle for it! *
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