Definition of 'dog'

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Example sentences containing 'dog'

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Survivors recall eating leaves and grass or gnawing on bones left out for the dogs. The Sun (2016)The recordings were then played to ten puppies and ten older dogs in a different room. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Universal said it also opens the door for albums aimed at horses and dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This time dogs and cats had been welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In fact, they had just bought a dog together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The animal released the dog and he realised that it was a cougar, or mountain lion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Miss Dean thinks it was probably a rabbit hole as the others would be large enough for a small dog to get out of. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That he is trying to teach old dogs new tricks. The Sun (2011)Many cat and dog treats are just as calorific as the junk food made for their owners. Times, Sunday Times (2015) People who have dogs live longer and are less prone to heart attacks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was only one dog in there. The Sun (2013)Which is a lot of being chased by dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now he has been released early from jail and is anxious to be top dog again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We know that horses and dogs are superb in reading body language. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The family had both dogs put down following the attack. The Sun (2009)It is just as likely to come from a dog fox. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another bundle may include three hot dogs and two bags of potato chips. Miller, Roger LeRoy & Fishe, Raymond P. H. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)This year the emphasis is on the health benefits of dog ownership. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Dogs or other animals are not permitted on any walk unless otherwise specified. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Wild animals must rescue their dog friend from a gang of pets. The Sun (2013)Yet science and social history do not explain the emotional bond between man and dog. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having the dog is a great interest outside football. The Sun (2011)The royal dogs made out like bandits. The Sun (2013)Questions about a lack of speed that have dogged his career were answered in that instant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So he asked a friend who made biscuits for dogs how to go about it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Others talk more wildly of the threat to dogs and cats. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The letter appeared during what some of us regarded as a bad week for dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)IT'S hard for a bloke to carry a small dog around without looking a bit daft. The Sun (2012)Presumably he wanted to express something about there being life in the old dog yet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Presumably if personal trainers are deemed a business then others too could find themselves being charged including dog walkers. Times, Sunday Times (2011) PEOPLE see dogs as the healthier option. The Sun (2011)When our dogs get ill, we have to fit visits to the vet and bouts of succour around the working day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)


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Translations for 'dog'

British English: dog /dɒɡ/ NOUN
A dog is an animal that is often kept as a pet or used to guard or hunt things.
The dog wagged his tail.
  • American English: dog
  • Arabic: كَلْب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cachorro
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: pas
  • Czech: pes
  • Danish: hund
  • Dutch: hond
  • European Spanish: perro
  • Finnish: koira
  • French: chien
  • German: Hund
  • Greek: σκύλος
  • Italian: cane
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: hund
  • Polish: pies
  • European Portuguese: cão
  • Romanian: câine
  • Russian: собака
  • Latin American Spanish: perro
  • Swedish: hund
  • Thai: สุนัข
  • Turkish: köpek
  • Ukrainian: собака
  • Vietnamese: con chó
British English: dog VERB
If problems or injuries dog you, they are with you all the time.
The problems that have dogged him all year are just a temporary setback.


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