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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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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.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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please pass the saltplease pass the saltRate 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 alongTo go on with difficulty.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 oneself offTo masturbate.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 fear of God intoAlternative form of put the fear of God into.Rate it:

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

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rub upAlternative form of rub-upRate 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 onTo rub one's body against another person as a form of sexual stimulation or flirting.Rate it:

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rub up onTo stimulate, interact, or resonate with.Rate it:

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rub up onUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see rub,‎ up,‎ on.Rate it:

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rub up the wrong wayTo annoy or anger someoneRate it:

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therein lies the rubThat is where the problem is.Rate it:

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two pennies to rub togetherA minimal amount of money to live on; any money at all.Rate it:

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close upTo heal a cut or other wound.Rate 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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