rub elbows with
Also, rub shoulders with. Mix or socialize with, as in There's nothing like rubbing elbows with the rich and famous, or At the reception diplomats were rubbing shoulders with heads of state. Both of these terms allude to being in close contact with someone. [Mid-1800s]
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Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Somebody yanks Chan and elbows him and he is momentarily distracted trying to apprehend his assailant.
Establishment figures, Tea Partiers, evangelicals, and libertarians will all be rubbing elbows at a single theater.
Now for the complications and awkwardness, to say nothing of elbows and gossip and rivalries and all that other stuff.
The Caiman offers a range of option packages, from bristling-with-machine-guns, to monster-truck-field-hospital.
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
When he bent his elbows the sleeves flew up his arms, and these wristers became the most conspicuous thing in his whole attire.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Others again put the varnish on and rub it off in places to resemble the wear of age.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
Squaring his elbows on the table, he begun abruptly; and appeared to have a habit of cutting short his words and sentences.
Mrs. Gum dusted a large old-fashioned oak chair with her apron; but he perched himself on one of its elbows.