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A list of phrases related to the word "rub"...


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  • Axe to grind
  • Bow and scrape
  • Bump and grind
  • Burn rubber
  • Daily grind ( the daily routine of a dull or boring job )
  • Don't let the bastards grind you down ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Get into a scrape
  • Grind to a halt
  • Hasn't got two cents to rub together
  • Lay down rubber
  • Massage one's ego
  • Not two pennies to rub together
  • Rub a dub ( Cockney rhyming slang for pub )
  • Rub a dub dub men in a tub
  • Rub along with
  • Rub it in
  • Rub of the green
  • Rub out
  • Rub salt in the wound
  • Rub shoulders with
  • Rub someone's nose in it
  • Rub up the wrong way
  • Rub your nose in it
  • Rubber Soul ( Beatles album )
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Rubber cheque ( a cheque that is returned ( bounced ) due to insufficient funds )
  • Rubber chicken ( poor quality or overcooked chicken )
  • Rubber chicken curcuit ( a speaking or fundraising event at which poor quality meat is served )
  • Rubber duck ( a floating bath toy )
  • Rubber is racing
  • Rubber johnny ( a British slang term for a condom )
  • Scrape a living
  • Scrub around it
  • To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub
  • Where the rubber meets the road ( Firestone Tyres advertising slogan )
  • Where the rubber meets the road ( where the important facts or realities lie )

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