cat and mouse

NOUN
  1. a game for children in which the players form a circle and join hands; they raise their hands to let a player inside the circle or lower their hands to bar a second player who is chasing the first
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How To Use cat and mouse In A Sentence

  • And the operatives were only pawns in their ultimate game of cat and mouse.
  • This cat and mouse tactic was purposely designed to provoke, enrage and panic the unemployed.
  • The Tin Drum (filmed by Schl√∂ndorff), a satirical panorama of German reality during the first half of this century, which, with Cat and Mouse and Dog Years, was to form what is called the Danzig Trilogy. Günter Grass - Biography
  • So he plays cat and mouse with us. The Sun
  • He thought the police were playing some elaborate game of cat and mouse and waiting to trap him.
  • The police played an elaborate game of cat and mouse to trap him.
  • She can only embalm his cat and mouse in casein and mahogany, making his newspaper art both dreary and precious. Duchamp Redux
  • The 32-year-old actress spent a large proportion of the week playing cat and mouse with the press.
  • After three hours of playing cat and mouse, they threatened to open fire on our vessel, so we stopped.
  • The 32-year-old actress spent a large proportion of the week playing cat and mouse with the press.
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