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"see a man about a dog" in British English

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see a man about a dog

UK informal You might say you have to see a man about a ​dog when you do not ​want to say what you are really doing, ​especially when going to the ​toilet: I've just got to see a man about a ​dog. I'll be back in a ​minute.
(Definition of see a man about a dog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see a man about a dog”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出去一下(尤指上厕所的隐讳说法)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出去一下(尤指上廁所的隱諱說法)…
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