ADJ. loose She brushed the loose dirt off her coat. | ingrained | dog
QUANT. speck | streak He had streaks of dirt all over his face. | layer
VERB + DIRT be covered in/with His shoes were covered in dirt. | brush off, clean off, remove, wash off | show The white rug really shows the dirt.
DIRT + VERB accumulate Dirt had accumulated in the corners of the windows.
DIRT + NOUN road, track | floor
PREP. in the ~ children playing in the dirt
2 harmful/unpleasant information about sb
VERB + DIRT have
PREP. ~ on Do you have any dirt on the new guy?
PHRASES dish the dirt (= tell people unkind/unpleasant things about sb) She just loves to dish the dirt.