rub sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rub sth down

phrasal verb with rub uk   us   /rʌb/ verb [I or T] (-bb-)
to ​rub something with a ​roughcloth, ​brush, or ​paper until ​itssurface is ​smooth, or ​clean and ​shiny: Rub the ​wood down withfinesandpaper until it is ​smooth. We ​rubbed the ​walls down withsoap and ​hotwater.
(Definition of rub sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rub sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 磨平, 磨光, 把…擦磨干净…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磨平, 磨光, 把…擦磨乾淨…
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