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English definition of “go to the dogs”

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go to the dogs

If a country or organization is going to the dogs, it is becoming very much less successful than it was in the past.
Translations of “go to the dogs”
in Chinese (Traditional) (國家、機構)大不如前,衰落,衰敗…
in Chinese (Simplified) (国家、机构)大不如前,衰落,衰败…
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