Two Pennies to Rub Together, to not have

Meaning of ‘To Not Have Two Pennies to Rub Together’ To not have two pennies to rub together means to be broke; very poor; impoverished. Examples of Use The expression can be used to indicate a temporary lack of funds or ongoing poverty. “I’d like to get a new apartment but I barely have two pennies … Read more

Rub Someone’s Nose In It

Meaning Of Idiom ‘Rub Someone’s Nose In It (or something) To rub someone’s nose in something is to repeatedly remind them of something they have done wrong, some painful or embarrassing fact, or a personal fault. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, 2005.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: … Read more

Rub Salt in the Wound

Also: Pour salt on the wound Rub it in Meaning of Idiom ‘Rub Salt in (or into) the Wound’ To rub salt in someone’s wound is to make a bad or painful situation worse, such as by pointing out a person’s mistakes or shortcomings, teasing, or reminding them of how bad a situation is. When someone rubs … Read more