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snipe huntA prank in which a gullible victim is sent off on a fruitless search for a nonexistent item.Rate it:

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proverbs hunt in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate 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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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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hunt downTo hunt something and capture or kill it.Rate it:

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hunt downTo find with difficulty.Rate it:

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hunt outTo track down; to find after searching for a whileRate it:

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hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.Rate it:

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run with the hare and hunt with the houndsTo support both sides of an argument.Rate it:

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that dog won't huntThat idea will not work; that is an inadequate explanation or proposition.Rate it:

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that old dog won't huntSynonym of that dog won't hunt.Rate it:

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you can't run with the hare and hunt with the houndsYou can't have it both ways.Rate it:

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track downTo hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.Rate it:

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move in onTo come closer to, as if to catch or hunt.Rate it:

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that cock won't fightSynonym of that dog won't huntRate it:

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turkey shootA hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.Rate it:

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