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rat /ræt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (chính trị) kẻ phản bội; kẻ phản đảng; kẻ bỏ đảng trong lúc khó khăn
- công nhân không chịu tham gia đình công, người chiếm chỗ làm của công nhân đình công; người chịu nhận tiền lương ít hơn của công đoàn yêu sách
- lóng rats!: chuyện vô lý! chuyện lếu láo, chuyện tầm bậy!
- to give somebody rats
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) chửi bới ai, la mắng ai
- like a rat in a hole
- trong tình trạng bế tắc không lối thoát
- nội động từ
- (chính trị) bỏ đảng, bỏ hàng ngũ trong lúc khó khăn
- (nghĩa bóng) phản bội, bỏ rơi
- to rat on a pal: phản bạn, bỏ rơi bạn
ratted|ratting|ratsrætAdvanced English Dictionary
+any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
+someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
+a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
+one who reveals confidential information in return for money
+a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
+desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
+employ scabs or strike breakers in
+take the place of work of someone on strike
+give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
+catch rats, especially with dogs
+give away information about somebody
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a small animal with a long tail, that looks like a large mouse, usually considered a PEST (= an animal which is disliked because it destroys food or spreads disease): rat poison + The police are all over town. He's caught, like a rat in a trap.
2 (informal, disapproving) an unpleasant person, especially one who is not loyal or tricks sb: You mean he just walked out on her after fifteen years? What a rat!
Idioms see SINK v., SMELL v.
+ verb (-tt-)
Phrasal Verbs: rat on sb (informal) to tell sb in authority about sth wrong that sb else has done: Where I come from, you don't rat on your friends.
rat on sth (BrE, informal) to not do sth that you have agreed or promised to do: The government is accused of ratting on its promises to the unemployed.
black, brown | laboratory | sewer | water
RAT + VERB
A brown rat scurried across the road.
| squeak | gnaw
Rats had gnawed through the wires.
| carry/spread disease
RAT + NOUN
The dog was a useful rat catcher in the warehouse.
| droppings | poison
a rat-infested cellar
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