rub out (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb rub out (2)INFORMAL
to kill somebody
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.
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
Contributor: Matt Errey