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Spanish translation of “dog”

dog

noun /doɡ/
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox. It’s time to take the dog for a walk. dogged /ˈdoɡid/ adjective keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner His dogged determination enabled him to complete the marathon. doggedly /-ɡid-/ adverb
tenazmente, obstinadamente
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
doggedness /-ɡid-/ noun dog biscuit noun a small hard biscuit fed to dogs. dog collar a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman. a collar around a dog’s neck. dog-eared adjective (of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner
sobado, con las esquinas dobladas
dog-eared volumes Several pages were dog-eared.
dog-tired adjective very tired He was dog-tired after the long flight. a dog’s life a wretched existence
una vida de perros
He leads a dog’s life.
go to the dogs to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
venirse abajo, arruinarse
Everything went to the dogs after he started drinking heavily.
in the doghouse in disgrace He’s in the doghouse because he forgot his wife’s birthday. not a dog’s chance no chance at all
no tener ni la más remota posibilidad
He hasn’t a dog’s chance of getting a ticket.
(Definition of dog from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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