rub out (1)
Meaning: to erase something that's been written or drawnSynonym: erase
- rub out sth If you make a mistake on your test paper, rub out the bit that's wrong and write it again.
- rub sth out When the teacher saw what someone had drawn on the blackboard, she quickly grabbed her duster and rubbed it out.
Variety: This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
After thinking about it for a moment, she rubbed out what she
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Contributor: Matt Errey