the rat race
This page is about the idiom the rat race
The rat race is the highly competitive and stressful world of work and business.
- Sally is sick of the rat race. She's going to quit her job in London and move to a quiet village and open a small cafe.
- My uncle says that success in the rat race can make you rich, but it can also turn you into a self-centred and shallow person.
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Contributor: Matt Errey