Monday, January 7, 2013

Doggy Idioms

Having a look for some doggy expressions and came across lots of idioms both positive and negative....Here are a few to keep you going!

a dog and pony show
a dog in the manger
a dog's breakfast
a shaggy dog story
as sick as a dog
barking dog never bites
be as sick as a dog
be like a dog with a bone
be like a dog with two tails
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
bring a dog to heel
call off the dogs
call the dogs off
crooked as a barrel of fish hooks
dirty dog
dog and pony show
dog ate my homework
Dog does not eat dog
dog eat dog
done up like a dog's dinner

Every dog has its day
fight like cat and dog
Give a dog a bad name
go to pot
go to see a man about a dog
go to the dogs
hair of the dog that bit
have a dog's chance
Hot diggety!
hot dog
Hot dog!
I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy
If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas
It's a dog's life
It's raining cats and dogs!
It's raining pitchforks
lead a dog's life
Let sleeping dogs lie
like a blind dog in a meat market
Love me, love my dog
lucky dog

meaner than a junkyard dog
put a dog off the scent
put on the dog
rain cats and dogs
raining cats and dogs
see a man about a dog
shaggy-dog Story
shouldn't happen to a dog
sick as a dog
tail wagging the dog
the dog days
the hair of the dog
the tail wagging the dog
the top dog
There's life in the old dog yet
throw to the dogs
Why keep a dog and bark yourself?
work like a dog
You can't teach an old dog new tricks
You cannot teach an old dog new tricks

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