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rub salt in the woundTo make an injury feel worse.Rate it:

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salt in the woundSomething that increases someone's pain.Rate it:

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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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attic saltpointed and delicate wit.Rate it:

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old saltA seasoned sailor, especially one who is hardy and forthright in manner.Rate it:

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above the saltOf high standing or honor.Rate it:

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below the saltCommon, vulgar; of low standing.Rate it:

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covenant of saltA long-lasting agreement.Rate it:

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grain of saltA bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:

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salt awayTo save or preserve (especially money) for future use.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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take with a pinch of saltNot take entirely seriously.Rate it:

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the salt of the earthwonderfulRate it:

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with a grain of saltWith a bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:

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worth one's saltCompetent or adept.Rate it:

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rub up againstTo touch something with one's body.Rate it:

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rub outTo kill.Rate it:

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rub outBy rubbing.Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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rub downto rub, e.g. for cleaning, stripping paint or massageRate it:

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rub elbowsTo associate closely; to socialize, consort, or mingle.Rate it:

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rub inTo apply by rubbing.Rate it:

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rub inTo irritatingly make a point.Rate it:

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rub it inTo add insult to injury; to emphasize one's strengths or another's weaknesses in a manner that degrades another.Rate it:

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rub offTo cause to come off by rubbingRate it:

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rub offTo clean by rubbing.Rate it:

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rub offto be transferred with little or no effortRate it:

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rub off onTo adapt to a way of behaving after constant exposure to it.Rate it:

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rub outdelete, eraseRate it:

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rub shouldersTo associate closely; to socialize or mingle.Rate it:

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rub somebody the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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rub someone the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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rub the wrong wayTo annoy someone without intending to.Rate it:

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rub up againstTo touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.Rate it:

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rub up againstOf pets. To touch a person's body in a friendly manner, seeking attention.Rate it:

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rub up the wrong wayTo annoy or anger someoneRate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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close upTo heal a cut or other wound.Rate it:

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cum grano salisWith a grain of salt; with a bit of common sense and skepticism.Rate it:

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heave to and splice the main brace'Heave to and splice the main brace!' An old salt's invitation to shipmates in a shore side pub to drink-up and be merry!Rate it:

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tick off!Aggravate, irritate, disturb, rankle, rub, assail, insult an individual.Rate it:

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winter ratAn old, unattractive automobile, purchased for little money, to be driven during brutal Great Lakes winters while the owner's "good" car remains garaged and protected from corrosive road salt for the season.Rate it:

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