|row of beans
||(See a hill of beans)
||(see a royal pain)
||special hospitality, roll out the red carpet
||We received royal treatment when we visited our relatives in Sweden.
||work beside, associate with
||Fran and I used to rub elbows when we worked at the fish plant.
|rub salt in the wound
||cause it to be worse, aggravate, add insult to injury
||If you criticize a student's work in front of the class, you are rubbing salt in the wound.
|rub shoulders with
||work with, associate with
||Art dealers rub shoulders with people from all the professions.
|rub the wrong way
||bother, irritate, bug
||That waiter rubs me the wrong way. He's too impatient.
||final game, showdown
||Each team has won a game. They play the rubber match today.
||listen to a conversation on a party (co-op) phone line
||Grandma used to rubberneck so she could hear the local news.
||rural man, local yokel
||Axel Nelson is a rube - a farmer. He doesn't know about city life.