Idioms about rathole
down the rathole, for a worthless purpose or purposes: seeing your inheritance disappear down the rathole.
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How to use rathole in a sentence
Who among us wants $50 billion of our tax dollars thrown down the rat hole of still trying to save GM?
The hole made in the roof of the tunnel was not much larger than a rat-hole and could not be seen from the prison.
"Then the Cat will ask if it's a rat-hole," said Davy, laughing at the idea.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
So that's how the first three eggs were taken, but no more were, for Papa Wibblewobble stopped up the rat hole.Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble | Howard R. Garis
That, sider brandee taken inwardly in large quantitys iz good—for a rat hole.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings | Henry Wheeler Shaw
And all the time he was looking at that girl as intent and eager as a Scotch terrier at a rat hole.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son | George Horace Lorimer