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The boy rubbed his eyes sleepily.
Rub the skins of the peppers off when they have softened.
He rubbed the dirt off the license plate with his sleeve.
Scott gently rubbed her back until the pain went away.
Rub your hands together, it will help you to stay warm.
The cat rubbed its cheek against my leg.
She rubbed some tanning oil on his back.
Rub the chicken with garlic before putting it in the oven.
She’s rubbed shoulders with millionaires.
This is the American English definition of rub. View British English definition of rub.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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