throw sb to the dogs Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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throw sb to the dogs

to ​allow someone to be ​criticized or ​attacked, often in ​order to ​protect yourself from being ​criticized or ​attacked: I really ​felt as if I'd been ​thrown to the ​dogs just to ​save other people's ​reputations.
(Definition of throw sb to the dogs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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