The Rat Race – English Idiom

The Rat Race

The rat race is commonly used to mean an exhausting, repetitive lifestyle that has no time for relaxation or enjoyment.

  • I’m tired of the rat race. I want to quit my job and do something that makes me happy.

  • The corporate world can be a tough rat race, with everyone trying to climb the ladder and get ahead.

  • Some people thrive in the rat race, but for others, it can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming.

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The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.

Lily Tomlin

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