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rubbing elbows

phrase
variants: or rubbing shoulders
present participle of rub elbows

Synonyms & Antonyms of rubbing 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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rubbing

rubbing elbows

rubbing elbows (with)

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“Rubbing elbows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rubbing%20elbows. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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