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synonyms for cat-and-mouse

  • lying low
  • wait-and-see attitude
  • wait-and-see policy
  • waiting it out
  • watching and waiting
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How to use cat-and-mouse in a sentence

Review fraud is something of a cat and mouse game, in which shady but increasingly sophisticated fraudsters try to stay one step ahead of platform algorithms.
FAKE REVIEWS: HOW TO COMBAT A GROWING ONLINE PROBLEMNORMAN ROHRDECEMBER 9, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
As with all user-generated content platforms, the game of online content moderation cat and mouse is never ending.
FOR ADVERTISERS, THE BIGGEST CONCERN ABOUT TIKTOK ISN’T THE OWNERSHIP — IT’S THE AUDIENCELARA O'REILLYJULY 21, 2020DIGIDAY
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And Mr. Meadow Mouse often remarked that it had more halls than any other dwelling he had ever seen.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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WORDS RELATED TO CAT-AND-MOUSE

  • cat-and-mouse
  • lying low
  • wait-and-see attitude
  • wait-and-see policy
  • waiting it out
  • watching and waiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.