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bell the cat

Meaning: do a dangerous job.

Example: Someone has to¬†bell the cat and organize the office fundraiser, but so far, no one has volunteered. Read more ➺




play cat and mouse

Meaning: to play with or tease someone

Example: The cops do not like playing cat and mouse games with the culprits before catching them. Read more ➺


cat among the pigeons

Meaning: do or say something that causes trouble and make a lot of people angry or worried

Example: The foreigner put the cat among the pigeons when he made some sensitive comments about the people's religion. Read more ➺


catnap

Meaning: a short sleep, usually during the day

Example: I had a very late night last night. I think that I will have a catnap during my lunch hour. Read more ➺




let the cat out of the bag

Meaning: to let a secret out in the open

Example: The Mason's let the cat out of the bag at the end minute. Until then nobody at the party knew about the performance by such a famous film star in a regular party. Read more ➺



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