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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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Let's hope that some of her success rubs off onto the shoulders of the Government's newly-appointed Older People's Champion Joan Bakewell.
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Especially if some of the Harry Potter magic, as shown at the Imax last night, rubs off on it.
Also, it rubs off when subjected to vigorous wiping.
However, he's hoping that could change - if the influence of his new partner at the coal face rubs off on him.
"If Paolo's professionalism rubs off on other players here we will take what comes with it," said Curbs.