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breed like rabbits

Definition of breed like rabbits in English:

informal Reproduce prolifically.
Example sentences
  • Indeed, the main reason for the continued increase in world population is, in the words of a UN consultant, ‘not that people suddenly started breeding like rabbits; it's just that they stopped dying like flies’ .
  • He is trying to prevent bunnies breeding like rabbits.
  • As for those damned geese, covering our footpaths with droppings, the things breed like rabbits and, on more than one occasion, have stopped traffic as they saunter across our roads.
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