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Definición de “rub” en inglés

rub

verb     /rʌb/ (present participle rubbing, past tense and past participle rubbed)
PRESS YOUR HANDS [T] B2 to press your hand or a cloth on a surface and move it backwards and forwards: She rubbed her hands together to warm them. He rubbed himself dry with a towel. Rub the stain with a damp cloth.Scratching and rubbing
rub sth into/on, etc B2 to move a substance backwards and forwards over a surface so that it covers it and goes into it: I rubbed some suntan oil on her back. Rub the butter into the flour.Scratching and rubbing
TOUCH [I, T] to touch and move against something, often causing pain or damage: My new boots are rubbing against my toes.Scratching and rubbing
→ See also rub shoulders with sb, rub sb up the wrong way, rub it in, rub off, rub sth out
(Definition of rub verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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