Translation of rat in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Zoology) like a drowned rat [colloquial]like rats leaving a sinking shipcomo un pollo mojado [colloquial]to smell a ratcomo alma que lleva el diabloI could smell a ratoler(se) algo sospechoso(me) olí algo sospechosome olió a gato encerradoExample sentences1.2 (person) [colloquial]
- Most people are familiar with mice, rats, hamsters, and guinea pigs, which are commonly kept as pets.
- Cane rats should not be confused with domestic rodents such as rats and mice which can be disease-carrying vermin.
- Up until 1987 this kind of experiment had only done in rodents, rats and mice, and in lower organisms.
- He, who's a braggart and a drunk and a rat and a scoundrel, at his death bed, says, I find Christ.
- How can you make a philandering love cheat, who works his way through a family of sisters, anything but a rogue and a rat?
- ‘For your information this little rat insulted me’ Debbie huffed sticking her chin up snobbishly.
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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.