Definition of at this or that rate in English:

at this (or that) rate

If matters continue in this or that way: at this rate, I won’t have a job to go back to
More example sentences
  • Still, it would be pretty hard to include ‘computer consultant’ on my business card at this rate.
  • Mate, enjoy making fun of our columnists because they've only got a few years left at this rate…
  • This week is going to drag on for ever at this rate.
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