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Meaning of “in the doghouse” in the English Dictionary

"in the doghouse" in British English

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in the doghouse

UK and US informal If you are in the doghouse, someone is ​annoyed with you and ​showstheirdisapproval: I'm in the doghouse - I ​broke Sara's ​favouritevase this ​morning.
(Definition of in the doghouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in the doghouse" in American English

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in the doghouse

in a ​situation in which someone is ​angry at you for something you did or did not do: If I don’t do something for Mother’s ​Day, I’ll really be in the doghouse.
(Definition of in the doghouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the doghouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 惹祸,惹麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惹禍,惹麻煩…
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