cat and mouse
Idioms about cat and mouse
- to toy or trifle with.
- to use strategy on one's opponent, especially while waiting to strike: The detective played cat and mouse with the suspect.
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How to use cat and mouse in a sentence
Review fraud is something of a cat and mouse game, in which shady but increasingly sophisticated fraudsters try to stay one step ahead of platform algorithms.Fake reviews: How to combat a growing online problem|Norman Rohr|December 9, 2020|Search Engine Watch
As with all user-generated content platforms, the game of online content moderation cat and mouse is never ending.For advertisers, the biggest concern about TikTok isn’t the ownership — it’s the audience|Lara O'Reilly|July 21, 2020|Digiday
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
We did a movie down in Durango — Great Scout and Cat House Thursday.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And Mr. Meadow Mouse often remarked that it had more halls than any other dwelling he had ever seen.
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?