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chutes and ladders

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Definition of chutes and ladders in English:

plural noun

US term for snakes and ladders.
Example sentences
  • Right now we've got two slightly demented cats who, when not playing chutes and ladders amid empty boxes, stare fixedly at the walls.
  • Born broke with a dead mother and a deadbeat artist father, Becky Sharp relies on her cunning to scale her way up and along the chutes and ladders of British society.

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