rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows)

rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows)
rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows)
associate or come into contact.
rub

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  • rub shoulders — ► rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows) associate or come into contact. Main Entry: ↑rub …   English terms dictionary

  • rub shoulders with — ASSOCIATE WITH, mingle with, fraternize with, socialize with, mix with, keep company with, consort with; N. Amer. rub elbows with; informal hang around/out with, hobnob with, knock about/around with. → rub * * * rub shoulders with see ↑rub, 1 • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub — ► VERB (rubbed, rubbing) 1) apply firm pressure to (a surface) with a repeated back and forth motion. 2) move to and fro against a surface while pressing or grinding against it. 3) apply with a rubbing action. 4) (rub down) dry, smooth, or clean… …   English terms dictionary

  • rub elbows — ► rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows) associate or come into contact. Main Entry: ↑rub …   English terms dictionary

  • rub — verb (rubs, rubbing, rubbed) 1》 apply firm pressure to the surface of, using a repeated back and forth motion.     ↘move to and fro against a surface.     ↘apply with a rubbing action: she rubbed some cream on her nose.     ↘(rub something… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mix — 1. verb 1) mix all the ingredients together Syn: blend, mingle, combine, jumble, fuse, unite, join, amalgamate, incorporate, meld, homogenize; technical admix; literary commingle 2) she mixes with all sorts Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • hang around/round — (informal) 1 they spent their time hanging around in bars: LOITER, linger, wait around, waste time, kill time, mark time, while away the/one s time, kick/cool one s heels, twiddle one s thumbs; frequent, be a regular visitor to, haunt; …   Useful english dictionary

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