Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Rat"

The meaning of "Rat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I’m a rat pile. mean?
A: Oh, he probably said Pack-Rat, it refers to a person who keeps things even when they’re not very important. It can be an insult but it doesn’t have to be.
Q: What does I have sent them through quite a good rat for yourself. mean?
A: It doesn't make sense. Maybe they meant to write "rate" instead of "rat".
Q: What does to be on a "rat position" mean?
A: I've never heard of "rat position" before. By instinct, it looks to me like a typo/autocorrect of "rat poison."
Q: What does At least we would be out of the rat race until I had worked up some seniority in my job. mean?
A: You could even remove 'Until I' and say "At least we would be out of the rat race had I worked up the seniority in my job." The English language can be a little complicated !
Q: What does They don't just stay a rat while they're a kid mean?
A: I would take this phrase to mean that even though someone has grown older, they did not lose any of their bad qualities.

Example sentences using "Rat"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rat out.
A: thank you!!
Q: Please show me example sentences with "rat's nest".
A: Mom to child: Your room is so messy, it looks like a rat's nest. Pick up your things!
Q: Please show me example sentences with rattle of rats.
A: I think you're a little confused? Rattle has nothing to do with rats. Rattle as a verb means to shake, or as a noun means something that makes noise when you shake it. Rattles are common toys for babies, since babies like to make noise.

Examples with "rat":

"I have a pet rat."

"The old house is infested with rats."

"I smell a rat." (An idiom, it means you think you're being deceived.)

Examples with "rattle":

"Give the baby her rattle."

"The snake shook its rattle." (Rattlesnakes have a rattle on the tail that makes noise as a warning.)

"The ape rattled the bars of its cage."
Q: Please show me example sentences with rat out.
A: If a person does something wrong and someone else who sees them do it tells a person of authority about what the person did, they are telling on them/ratting them out. "I was cheating on my test and Billy ratted me out."

Synonyms of "Rat" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between rat and mouse ?
A: Rats are bigger and a mouse is much smaller
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Q: What is the difference between rat out and snitch ?
A: Just 'snitch.'
Q: What is the difference between rats and mice ?
A: A rat and a mouse (though related) are different animals.

Rats are a larger animal that can grow to 2 pounds (sometimes larger in the wild). They have long, pointy heads and a hairless tails. While many can be shy, they sometimes can be very aggressive as well. Because they grow so large, bigger ones are often too big for cats to catch, so small dogs are ideal.

Mice are smaller. They stay small, and their ears are larger compared to their head size. They have fur on their tails, and are very shy. It is very rare and odd for a mouse to act aggressive. Cats have no problem catching a mouse--so long as they are fast.
Q: What is the difference between rat and mice ?
A: Ohhh, figuratively, if you called someone a mouse I would take that to mean "meek" ("Don't worry about him, he's a little mouse"). But if you called someone a rat ("That guy is a rat!"), I would take that to mean "a cheat, liar or creep".

Translations of "Rat"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? rat main nind nahi arahe
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? rat garmi bahut thi eslea mere ko need nhi aae
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? rat ko achchhi nind aai
A: I slept well last night
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? rat ka kam mere lie mushkil hy
A: I m doing work Alone in afternoon
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? rat bhot suhawni he
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Other questions about "Rat"

Q: what does a rat race mean I still don't get this phrase cause I came across this sentence a quote most people are still stuck in the rat race what does it mean exactly?
A: It's used to describe the neverending competition between society members to achieve a certain goal.
It came from the idea of lab rats being in a maze fighting each other to get to the cheese first even though in the end the scientists will just drag them right back to the beginning after they do
Q: The rats without breakfast have shown the slowed epigenetic system in their liver which relates to fat metabolism and the shortened time of body temperature rise while eating. The team conclude that the abnormal rhythm in body temperature and livers cause the declined energy consumption and increased a chance for obesity. does this sound natural?
A: The rats without breakfast showed a slowed epigenetic system in their liver which relates to fat metabolism, and a shorter period of body temperature rise while eating. The team conclude that the abnormal rhythm in body temperature and liver cause the declined energy consumption, and increased the chance of obesity.

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Q: Since rats share s number of traits with humans, they have been widely used in medical studies. does this sound natural?
A: Almost perfect, but I would change "a number of traits" to "numerous traits"
Q: The rat was eaten does this sound natural?
A: Your friend is right. In more slang, eaten doesn't have a harsh t sound, BUT it is still two syllables. You pronounced it a lot like "een" when a slang version would sound more like "ee-unn" (it is so hard to write out sounds... listen to the recording to hear what I mean)
Q: I saw some rats eaten my cake when I entered the kitchen early in the morning. does this sound natural?
A: eating*

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