dash · verb I /dæʃ/Full view
B2 to go somewhere quickly
Dictionary examples:

I've been dashing around all day.

Mary’s always dashing from one meeting to another.

Learner example:

I dashed out, almost forgetting the gift I had bought for my friend. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)

dash · noun /dæʃ/
B2 no plural when you run somewhere very quickly
Dictionary examples:

We made a dash for the bus.

There was a mad dash for the exit.

Learner example:

I made a dash to catch the plane. (First Certificate in English; B2; Japanese)

B2 C a mark (-) that can be used to separate parts of a sentence
dash (AMOUNT)
C2 C a small amount of something, often food
Dictionary example:

Serve the tomatoes with a dash of salt and some olive oil.

Learner example:

The beginners should add a dash of [syrup] to the beer and taste the difference. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; German)

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