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smell a ratTo sense something suspicious.Rate it:

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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:

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smell of the lampTo bear marks of great study and labor.Rate it:

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smell bloodTo sense that one has an advantage over an adversary or rival.Rate it:

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smell like a roseTo be regarded as appealing, virtuous, or respectable; to be untainted or unharmed.Rate it:

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smell of an oily ragA very small amount, or the absolute minimum (usually of money).Rate it:

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smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.Rate it:

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smell testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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smell upto fill up with an unpleasant odourRate it:

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smell upto have an unpleasant odourRate it:

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smell ya latergoodbye; see you laterRate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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wake up and smell the ashesSynonym of wake up and smell the coffeeRate it:

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rat runningPresent participle of rat run.Rate it:

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à bon chat, bon ratÀ bonne attaque, bonne défense.Rate it:

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à bon chat, bon ratL’adversaire est prompt à la riposte.Rate it:

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à bon chat, bon ratUn attaquant et un attaqué se fortifient l’un l’autre au gré de leurs rencontres.Rate it:

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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.Rate it:

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lab ratA student or employee who spends a great deal of time working in a laboratory.Rate it:

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lab ratA person or group used as the subject of an experiment or test, especially unwillingly or unwittingly.Rate it:

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rat onTo tattle, squeal aboutRate it:

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rat outTo inform authorities; to tell on.Rate it:

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rat raceAn activity or situation which is congested with participants and which is hectic or tedious, especially in the context of a busy, modern urban lifestyle.Rate it:

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rat runA small road that people venture down when they want to sneak off the motorway and take a short cut.Rate it:

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rat run/runningA small, usually minor road used by a significant amount of traffic as a short cut or to avoid congestion on more major routes.Rate it:

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rat run/runningTo drive through residential streets to avoid congestion on the main roads.Rate it:

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rat throughTo rummage; to pick over.Rate it:

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rat's nestSomething that is excessively complicated, entangled, or disorderly.Rate it:

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rat's nestA software or hardware system whose design lacks organized structure, making it difficult to understand and maintain.Rate it:

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sewer ratUsed other than as an idiom: A rat that lives in sewers.Rate it:

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sewer ratbrown rat (Rattus norvegicus)Rate it:

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sewer ratA very contemptible personRate it:

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winter ratAn old, unattractive automobile, purchased for little money, to be driven during brutal Great Lakes winters while the owner's "good" car remains garaged and protected from corrosive road salt for the season.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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como si te la pica un polloI don't give a rat's assRate it:

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hunger sauceAlluring taste or smell in a food.Rate it:

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IDGARAInitialism of I don't give a rat's ass.Rate it:

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métro, boulot, dodometonymy for the everyday routine of a Parisian or more generally urban worker. Roughly, same old same old or also rat race.Rate it:

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nose outTo find using one's sense of smell.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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pick outto detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)Rate it:

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redolentHaving the smell of.Rate it:

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take the hintConcede to mounting evidence; wake up and smell the coffee.Rate it:

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