French translation of 'cat-and-mouse'
- [game, situation]
du chat et de la souris
⇒ after a tense cat-and-mouse game with the police and gendarmes
après un jeu du chat et de la souris mouvementé avec la police et les gendarmesto play a cat-and-mouse game with sb
jouer au chat et à la souris avec qn
Example Sentences Including 'cat-and-mouse'
Hansel had been at some pains to excuse their behaviour, but he dismissed this as being part of the old cat-and-mouse technique.The Endless Game
`Was it his duty to play cat-and-mouse with a prisoner and try to drown him for the amusement of his crew?A Daystar of Fear
Translation of cat-and-mouse from the Collins English to French Dictionary