play cat and mouse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “play cat and mouse” in the English Dictionary

"play cat and mouse" in British English

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play cat and mouse

to ​try to ​defeat someone by ​tricking that ​person into making a ​mistake so that you have an ​advantage over them: The 32-year-old ​singerspent a ​largeproportion of the ​weekplaying cat and ​mouse with the ​press.
(Definition of play cat and mouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play cat and mouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 玩猫戏老鼠的游戏, 耍弄…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玩貓戲老鼠的遊戲, 耍弄…
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