Spanish translation of “rub”
rub verb /rab/ (past tense, past participle rubbed)
› to move against the surface of something else, pressing at the same time
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.
rub it in phrasal verb › to keep reminding someone of something unpleasant
There’s no need to rub it in. rub out phrasal verb › to remove (a mark, writing etc) with a rubber; to erase.
rub shoulders with › to meet or mix with (other people).
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.