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Translation of "rub" - English-Spanish dictionary

rub

verb   /rʌb/ ( present participle rubbing, past tense and past participle rubbed)
to press your hand or a cloth on a surface and move it backwards and forwards frotar, restregar He rubbed himself dry with a towel. Rub the stain with a damp cloth.
→  Phrasal verbs rub something in , rub something out
(Definition of rub from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

rub

verb /rab/ ( past tense, past participle rubbed)
to move against the surface of something else, pressing at the same time restregar, frotar He rubbed his eyes The horse rubbed its head against my shoulder The back of the shoe is rubbing against my heel.
rub down phrasal verb
to dry (a horse) after exercise by rubbing. almohazar
rub it in phrasal verb
to keep reminding someone of something unpleasant insistir There’s no need to rub it in.
rub out phrasal verb
to remove (a mark, writing etc) with a rubber; to erase. borrar
rub shoulders with
to meet or mix with (other people). codearse con He claims to rub shoulders with the rich and famous at various parties and other functions.
rub up phrasal verb
to polish pulir, sacar brillo She rubbed up the silver.
rub up the wrong way
to annoy or irritate (someone) sacar de quicio a alguien She takes pleasure in rubbing him up the wrong way.
(Definition of rub from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “rub”
in Korean 비비다, 문지르다…
in Arabic يُدَلِّك…
in Malaysian menggosok…
in French frotter…
in Russian тереть, натирать, стирать (кожу)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擦, 摩擦, 搓…
in Italian strofinare, sfregare…
in Turkish ovmak, ovalamak, ovuşturmak…
in Polish pocierać, trzeć, ocierać (o)…
in Vietnamese cọ, rụi…
in Portuguese esfregar…
in Thai นวด…
in German reiben…
in Catalan fregar…
in Japanese ~をこする, (布で)ふく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擦, 摩擦, 搓…
in Indonesian menggosok…
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