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putzen in English:

1. preen

(...) but the flower took for ever preening herself in the sanctuary of her green room.
Let Vettius preen like a woman.

English word "putzen"(preen) occurs in sets:

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2. brush

Brush your teeth.
She doesn't like to use a writing brush.
The boy had bad teeth because he neglected to brush them.
She scrubbed the kitchen floor with a brush.
He swept his brush across the canvas.
That toilet brush belongs in the bathroom, not in the kitchen.
This shampoo comes with a nice hair brush.
Brush off the dust from your shoes.
I brush my hair 100 strokes every night.
Although a lickspit licks spit and an ass-kisser kisses asses, both expressions are used for people who are tarred with the same brush.
A brush this is a tool used to washing and cleaninig.
She felt the brush of his lips against her cheek. // Harry's lips brush against his again.
Don’t forget to clean your brushes when you’ve finished painting.
Yun would enclose little notes in letters from home. My father said “Since your wife is capable with brush and ink, she can write your mother's letters from home for her.”
I don't know much about painting, but I can tell that this brush has an excellent stroke feel to it.

English word "putzen"(brush) occurs in sets:

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3. to clean

English word "putzen"(to clean) occurs in sets:

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