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  ( hogs    plural & 3rd person present)   ( hogging    present participle)   ( hogged    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A hog is a pig. In British English, hog usually refers to a large male pig that has been castrated, but in American English it can refer to any kind of pig.  
2       verb   If you hog something, you take all of it in a greedy or impolite way.  
INFORMAL   Have you done hogging the bathroom?...      V n  
    road hog  
4    If you go the whole hog, you do something bold or extravagant in the most complete way possible.  
go the whole hog      phrase   V inflects  
Well, I thought, I've already lost half my job, I might as well go the whole hog and lose it completely.     
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      vb   be a dog in the manger, corner, corner the market in, dominate, monopolize, tie up  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

high on the hog adv.
comfortably; extravagantly


Live high on the hog = lead a luxurious life

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