Meaning of “rub shoulders (with)” in the English Dictionary

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"rub shoulders (with)" in British English

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rub shoulders (with)

US also rub elbows (with) informal

to meet and spend time with someone:

She claims that she rubs shoulders with royalty all the time.

(Definition of “rub shoulders (with)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)