dab off

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Leave for 10 minutes, then dab off with a damp cloth.
He then went on to demonstrate how to pull a dab off and commented: "He wasn't doing a dab, by the way.
And the realisation, as I dab off the bingo card of predictable viewpoints and lazy Titanic references, of just how strongly we seem to feel about other people's holidays.
Bingo has come a long way and members no longer have to dab off the numbers on paper but instead now play multiple tickets on an electronic unit, making it popular with not just regular visitors, but new ones too.
Use blotting paper or tissue to dab off any excess oil just before getting snapped.
And be prepared to dab off the oil, as they were quite fatty.' WAITROSE British Honey & Rosemary Pork Chipolatas In Bacon, PS3.29 'The honey and rosemary were nice, subtle flavours.
It took a dab off Pye and runner up Russ Rooksby and three off Stevie Suddes.
Chanderpaul was first to go for 54 after attempting a late dab off the bowling of Ajantha Mendis but only succeeded in directing the ball to Mahela Jayawardene, who made a spectacular catch at slip.
Dab off with a tissue, sprinkle with neat bicarbonate of soda and leave to dry before rubbing away with a stiff brush.