Translation of "rat run" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rat runnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈræt ˌrʌn/ us /ˈræt ˌrʌn/ UK

a small road that is used by a lot of drivers who are trying to avoid traffic on larger roads

(司机为避开大路上的交通拥堵而走的)小路,小街
The road through our village has become a rat run for commuters trying to avoid delays on the A14. 驾车上下班的人们为了避开 A14 大道的交通阻塞,纷纷从穿过我们村的这条小路上绕行。

(Translation of “rat run” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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