They had to demean him and dehumanize him and rub his face in it.
Here's the rub: It is nearly impossible to identify the difference between the two grapes.
They're courteous enough to never do it in my presence and to not rub it in my face.
“He would put his hands under my shirt and just rub and grab my chest, and put his hands down my pants again,” she said.
rub pork loin with paprika, Cajun seasoning, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and pepper.
rub it over with a piece of butter, strew it with a little chopped sage and a few bread crumbs, and roast it in a Dutch oven.
He did it in ink for me; and that is better than any of your sketches, that will rub out in a minute.
If point had not stopped to dance and rub his leg, the wicket must have fallen.
"That's for you and your family to rub against," he informed Mrs. Pig.
Moved around some, occasionally stopping to rub the right wings.
early 14c., transitive and intransitive, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to East Frisian rubben "to scratch, rub," and Low German rubbeling "rough, uneven," or similar words in Scandinavian (cf. Danish rubbe "to rub, scrub," Norwegian rubba), of uncertain origin. Related: Rubbed; rubbing.
To rub (someone) the wrong way is from 1853; probably the notion is of cats' fur. To rub noses in greeting as a sign of friendship (attested from 1822) formerly was common among Eskimos, Maoris, and some other Pacific Islanders. Rub out "obliterate" is from 1560s; underworld slang sense of "kill" is recorded from 1848, American English. Rub off "remove by rubbing" is from 1590s; meaning "have an influence" is recorded from 1959.
"act of rubbing," 1610s, from rub (v.); earlier "obstacle, inequality on ground" (1580s, common in 17c.) which is the figure in Hamlet's there's the rub (1602).
The application of friction and pressure.
Such a procedure applied to the body.