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dogs

  

      pl n  
1    the     (Brit)  
informal   greyhound racing  
2    Slang   the feet  
3      (Marketing, informal)   goods with a low market share, which are unlikely to yield substantial profits  
4    go to the dogs  
Informal   to go to ruin physically or morally  
5    let sleeping dogs lie   to leave things undisturbed  
6    throw (someone) to the dogs   to abandon (someone) to criticism or attack  


Dogs  
      n   Isle of. a district in the East End of London, bounded on three sides by the River Thames  
Isle of Dogs  
      n      See (Isle of)       Dogs  
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Dogs  
      n   Isle of. a district in the East End of London, bounded on three sides by the River Thames  


dogs  
      pl n  
1    the     (Brit)  
informal   greyhound racing  
2    Slang   the feet  
3      (Marketing, informal)   goods with a low market share, which are unlikely to yield substantial profits  
4    go to the dogs  
Informal   to go to ruin physically or morally  
5    let sleeping dogs lie   to leave things undisturbed  
6    throw (someone) to the dogs   to abandon (someone) to criticism or attack  
Isle of Dogs  
      n      See (Isle of)       Dogs  

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dog

  

      n  
1    bitch, canine, cur, hound, kuri or goorie     (N.Z.)   man's best friend, mongrel, mutt     (slang)   pooch     (slang)   pup, puppy, tyke  
2      (informal)   beast, blackguard, cur, heel     (slang)   knave     (archaic)   scoundrel, villain  
3    dog-eat-dog      cut-throat, ferocious, fierce, ruthless, vicious, with no holds barred  
4    go to the dogs        (informal)   degenerate, deteriorate, go down the drain, go to pot, go to ruin  
      vb  
5    haunt, hound, plague, pursue, shadow, tail     (informal)   track, trail, trouble  

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rain cats and dogs id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."

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n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
n.
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
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