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

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like mother, like daughterA daughter will have traits similar to her mother upon reaching adulthood.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 hardAs hard as a bone, rock hard.Rate it:

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bone idlelazyRate it:

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bone in her teethA prominent bow wave.Rate it:

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bone in her teethUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see bone,‎ in,‎ her,‎ teeth.Rate it:

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bone in the throatA source of continuing annoyance; a hindrance.Rate 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-crunchingVery violent or hard, as an impact.Rate it:

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

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bone-deepExtremely deep or profoundRate 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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two dogs fight for a bone, but a third runs away with itWhen two sides contend, it's always the third party that benefits.Rate 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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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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a hit dog will hollaif one is guilty, then that guilt will ultimately be revealed.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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beware of the dogbeware of the dogRate it:

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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown AleRate it:

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