Idiom: Like a rat deserting a sinking ship

Idiom Definitions for 'Like a rat deserting a sinking ship'

If people leave a company because they know that it's about to have serious problems, or turn their back on a person about to be in a similar situation, they are said to be like rats deserting a sinking ship.
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