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Definición de “rub” en inglés


verb [I or T]     /rʌb/ (-bb-)
B2 to press or be pressed against something with a circular or up-and-down repeated movement : She yawned and rubbed her eyes sleepily . He rubbed (at) the stain on his trousers and made it worse . We rubbed some polish into the surface of the wood . She gently rubbed the ointment in. First rub the baking tray well with butter . [+ obj + adj ] Alice rubbed the blackboard clean for the teacher . Your cat keeps on rubbing itself (up) against my leg . She was rubbing her hands (together) at the thought of winning . The branches rubbed against each other in the wind . The chair legs have rubbed holes in the carpet . My new shoes are rubbing (against/on my toe ) and now I've got blisters . These marks will never rub off (= be cleaned off). Alice rubbed the sums off (= cleaned them off) the blackboard for the teacher .Scratching and rubbing
(Definition of rub verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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