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like a dog with a boneStubborn; persistent; relentless; doggedRate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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like a dog in heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:

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like a dog on heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:

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bad to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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bone upTo study or cram, especially in order to refresh one's knowledge of a topic.Rate it:

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bone dryCompletely dry; without any trace of moisture.Rate it:

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bone idlelazyRate it:

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bone of contentionSomething that continues to be disputed; something on which no agreement can be reached.Rate it:

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bone-crunchingVery violent or hard.Rate it:

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bone-deepExtremely deep or profound (emotionally)Rate it:

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bone-drytotally dry; without moisture.Rate it:

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bone-idleutterly lazyRate it:

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bone-shakingrattly, unsteady, ricketyRate it:

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bred-in-the-boneFirmly established or instilled; deep-seated.Rate it:

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bred-in-the-boneInveterate or habitual; long-standing.Rate it:

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breed in the boneTo establish or ingrain firmly within someone's nature.Rate it:

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dry as a bonecompletely dry; totally dryRate it:

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funny boneThe ulnar nerve in the elbow, which, when hit, causes a tingly sensation. [from the 19th c.]Rate it:

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funny boneOne's sense of humor.Rate it:

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have a bone to pickTo have a complaint or grievance with somebody.Rate it:

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soaked to the boneExtremely wet.Rate it:

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throw a bone toTo provide support or assistance to, especially in one particular way or to a limited extent; to make a concession to.Rate it:

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tickle somebody's funny boneTo amuse; to strike somebody as funny.Rate it:

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tickle someone's funny boneTo amuse; to strike somebody as funny.Rate it:

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to the bonecompletely, totallyRate it:

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work one's fingers to the boneWork especially hard, usually for an extended period.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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on the internet nobody knows you're a dogIt is easy to conceal one's identity on the internet.Rate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:

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yellow dogA Carolina dog.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown AleRate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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dog and catA team comprised of one male and one female, who are either working as associates or where one is the second in command to the other.Rate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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dog and pony showOriginally, a small, traveling circus featuring animals as entertainment.Rate it:

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dog aroundTo follow diligently.Rate it:

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dog daysHot weatherRate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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