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rub elbows

phrase
variants: or rub shoulders

Synonyms & Antonyms of rub elbows

to take part in social activities
  • regularly rubs elbows with celebrities
  • The fundraiser was an opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the most influential innovators in the industry.

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rubbishy

rubble

rube

rub elbows

rub elbows (with)

Rubenesque

rubes

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“Rub elbows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rub%20elbows. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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