rub out (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb rub out (2)INFORMAL
Meaning: to kill somebodySynonym: bump off (informal), take out (informal), do in (informal), murder
- rub out sb The mafia will rub out anyone who talks to the police.
- rub sb out Drug dealers rubbed him out because he'd cheated them.
Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
He wanted to rub somebody out, so he was trying to get
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Contributor: Matt Errey