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What does 'rat race' mean?

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According to Chinese tradition, 2020 is the 'Year of the Rat'. Rob has decided to dedicate his life to work, chasing promotions and pay rises at the expense of his free time. Learn a rat-related expression which describes this lifestyle, and find out why Rob’s glued whiskers to his cheeks in The English We Speak.

To download the audio and a transcript, go here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak/ep-200127

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