The Story of an Afghan Baby Named Donald Trump
By MUJIB MASHAL and FAHIM ABED
A poor Afghan farming family named their son Donald Trump, hoping the other Trump’s good fortune would rub off on him. So far, it hasn’t.
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The absent are always in the wrong.
---- French playwright Philippe Néricault Destouches
rub off phrasal verb INFORMAL
If a quality or characteristic that someone has rubs off, other people begin to have it because they have been with that person and learnt it from them: His enthusiasm is starting to rub off on the rest of us.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
be transferred by contact or association.
"when parents are having a hard time, their tension can easily rub off on the kids"
こすり落とす［される］; 影響を及ぼす, 一部になる ((on, onto)).