Rub out – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To rub out something, or rub something out, is to remove writing from a surface by rubbing or wiping it with an eraser or a piece of cloth.

Examples of use:

1. I made a mistake so I rubbed it out.

2. You’ve made a spelling mistake here. Rub it out and correct it, please.

3. Can you rub out the writing on the board, please?

rub out
present simple
rub out and rubs out
-ing form
rubbing out
past simple
rubbed out
past participle
rubbed out

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