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rat

noun /rat/
a small animal with a long tail, like a mouse but larger
rata
The rats have eaten holes in those bags of flour.
an offensive word for an unpleasant and untrustworthy person
canalla
You dirty rat!
rat race noun the fierce, unending competition for success etc.
lucha por la vida, competencia
She wants to escape the rat race.
smell a rat to have a feeling that something is not as it should be; to have suspicions
haber gato encerrado
I smell a rat. This deal is too good to be true.
Translations of “rat”
in Korean 쥐…
in Arabic جُرَذ…
in French rat, salaud…
in Italian ratto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鼠, 老鼠…
in Russian крыса, мерзавец…
in Turkish sıçan, iri fare, lağım faresi…
in Polish szczur, kanalia…
in Portuguese rato…
in German die Ratte, der/die Überläufer(in)…
in Catalan rata…
in Japanese ねずみ(ハツカネズミよりも大きい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鼠, 老鼠…
(Definition of rat from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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