List of animal idioms about rats and their meanings
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Animal idioms about rats
rat on (someone)
- to report someone's bad behavior to someone
The little boy ratted on his friend at school.
rat out on (someone)
- to desert or betray someone
The boy ratted out on his friends. Now they won`t talk to him.
- a rushed and confusing way of living that does not seem to have a purpose
My uncle is tired of being in the rat race every day. He plans to quit his job soon and do something else.
smell a rat
- to be suspicious of someone or something, to feel that something is wrong
I smell a rat. There is something wrong with the free credit card offer.
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