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Related to rubs off: in stride, worse for wear, without a hitch

rub

1. Bowls an uneven patch in the green
2. 
a. Golf an incident of accidental interference with the ball
b. Informal a piece of good or bad luck
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If Paolo's professionalism rubs off on other players here we will take what comes with it," said Curbs.
The kids' enthusiasm really rubs off on you--you know the kids are doing the best they can and giving 110 percent," said Burnett.
The grittiness of the streets rubs off in both directions; Nabachwa Ssensalo, for example, caught the special passion of the Angelitos Negros, in which a woman queries heaven as to why there are no black angels painted in church frescoes.
All without the mess that accompanies conventionally applied moly that's been burnished onto the bullet jacket and easily rubs off onto hands and clothing.
Her amused appreciation of their mix of social awkwardness and technical smarts rubs off on the reader: