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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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Dog-Eat-Dog WorldTo live a life associated by severe competition wherein people struggle ruthlessly to live or attain successRate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.Rate it:

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bent onCompletely determined; obstinate.Rate it:

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as the twig is bent, so the tree's inclinedAn early influence can have permanent effects.Rate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteExtremely dishonest or criminally-mindedRate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteOstentatiously homosexualRate it:

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bent on a spliceAbout to be married.Rate it:

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get bentUsed to dismiss a person or what they are saying, and end the conversation.Rate it:

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get bent out of shapeTo take offense; to become angry, agitated or upset.Rate it:

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hell-bent for leatherCowboy Poetry Expression; Storm-Out, Fast n Furious!, hell-bent fer an Election!Rate it:

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a cut dog ain't got no pups.It goes without saying that a fixed dog can't father any puppies.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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Dog's LifeA be miserable and awful, to have harsh survival without much pleasure or prosperityRate it:

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dressed/done up like a dog’s dinnerThe root of this idiom, chiefly used in the UK and Australia, is the phrase ‘a dog’s dinner’ which means- very disorganized, untidy, or messy. When it becomes the full idiom, to be ‘dressed up’ or ‘done up like a dog’s dinner’ it takes on the meaning of being inappropriately overdressed - garish or tastelessly. To attract attention by wearing formal or decorative clothing when it is not called for. This phrase is quite similar to ‘a dog’s breakfast’ in that the implication is of something messy and averse, as something socially distasteful or out of place, --an unappealing muddle.Rate it:

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top dogIn a competition, the one expected to win.Rate it:

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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMaking people change their habits or adjusting to new skills is impossible, It is very hard to make people change their waysRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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a hit dog will hollaif one is guilty, then that guilt will ultimately be revealed.Rate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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on the internet nobody knows you're a dogIt is easy to conceal one's identity on the internet.Rate it:

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red dogUsed other than as an idiom: see red, dog.Rate it:

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red dogA blitz.Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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dog outTo mistreat, especially for a pimp or abusive man to mistreat a woman by prostituting her.Rate it:

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dog's lifeA life of indolence where the individual may do as he or she pleases, just like a pampered dog.Rate it:

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lap dogA person who behaves in a servile manner, such as a sycophantic employee or a fawning lover.Rate it:

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like a dog on heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:

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lucky dogsomeone with astounding good luck.Rate it:

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the whole world and his dogEverybody; too many people; a huge crowd.Rate it:

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what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:

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yellow dogA Carolina dog.Rate it:

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yellow dogShortening of yellow dog Democrat.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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beware of the dogbeware of the dogRate it:

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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown AleRate it:

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dog and catA team comprised of one male and one female, who are either working as associates or where one is the second in command to the other.Rate it:

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dog and pony showOriginally, a small, traveling circus featuring animals as entertainment.Rate it:

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dog aroundTo follow diligently.Rate it:

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dog daysHot weatherRate it:

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Dog Days of SummerThe hottest and mainly moist days of summer, mostly the July and AugustRate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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