English version

rub something/somebody ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrub something/somebody ↔ out phrasal verb1 British EnglishREMOVE to remove writing, a picture etc from a surface by rubbing it with a piece of rubber, a cloth etc syn erase Draw the outline lightly with a soft pencil. This can be rubbed out later.2 American English old-fashioned informalSCCKILL to murder someone rub→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rub outI admit it: I made the mark, but then I rubbed it out.
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Verb table
rub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrub
he, she, itrubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rubbed
he, she, ithas rubbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rubbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rubbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rubbing
he, she, itis rubbing
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you, we, theyare rubbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas rubbing
you, we, theywere rubbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rubbing
he, she, ithas been rubbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rubbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rubbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rubbing
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