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Spanish translation of “dog”

dog

noun /doɡ/
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox
perro
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
terco, tenaz, obstinado
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
tenacidad
his doggedness in the face of adversity.
dog biscuit noun a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
galleta para perro
dog collar noun (informal) a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
alzacuello
a collar around a dog’s neck.
collar de perro
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 (informal) very tired
rendido, hecho polvo, muerto de cansancio
He was dog-tired after the long flight.
a dog’s life noun a wretched existence
una vida de perros
He leads a dog’s life.
go to the dogs (informal ) be ruined, especially to ruin oneself
venirse abajo, arruinarse
Everything went to the dogs after he started drinking heavily.
in the doghouse (informal) disgrace
en desgracia
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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