dog
Noun
1. (animal) 
a. el perro (M) 
dog biscuitgalleta para perros
dog collarcollar m de perro
2. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation (of cleric) 
dog foodcomida para perros
dog handleradiestrador(ora) de perros
dog licenselicencia del perro
dog paddleestilo m perrito
dog racingcarreras de galgos
dog tagplaca f de identificación
3. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation (person) 
you lucky dog!iqué potra tienes!
dirty dogcanalla mf, perro(a) asqueroso(a)
4. (fam pej) 
a. el coco (M) (ugly woman) 
b. el cardo (M) (Spain) 
c. el bagre (M) () 
5. (idioms) 
a. no direct translation (colloquial) 
to lead a dog's lifellevar una vida de perros
6. (colloquial) 
to make a dog's breakfast or dinner of somethinghacer una chapuza con algo
7. (colloquial) 
it's a dog-eat-dog worldes un mundo de fieras
8. (colloquial) 
to go to the dogsirse a pique, hundirse
9. (colloquial) 
to be a dog in the mangerser como el perro del hortelano, que ni come ni deja comer
10. (prov) 
you can't teach an old dog new tricksa perro viejo no hay tus tus
11. (prov) 
every dog has his daytodos tenemos nuestro momento de gloria
transitive verb
12. (follow) 
a. perseguir, seguir 
to dog somebody's footstepsseguir los pasos de alguien
she was dogged by misfortunele perseguía la mala suerte
dog [dɒɡ]
noun
1 (Zool) perroaperra (m) (f);a perra
dog eat dog
it's dog eat dog in this place aquí se despedazan unos a otros
to go to the dogs [+person] echarse a perder; [+nation, country] ir a la ruina
dog's breakfast revoltijo (m)
to have a dog's chance
he hasn't a dog's chance no tiene la más remota posibilidad
it's a dog's life es una vida de perros
to be dressed up like a dog's dinner ir hecho un adefesio
to be a dog in the manger [+person] ser como el perro del hortelano
he's a dog in the manger
to put on the dog (US) vestirse de punta en blanco
to be top dog ser el gallo del lugar; triunfar
the dog's bollocks (Britain) la hostia (vulgar)
Tony-boy, you are the dog's bollocks To a wide-eyed teenager, Mott were the dog's bollocks. They had the loudest amps, the longest hair, the hardest rock and the baddest attitude 'At Ascot Park. It's near Sunningdale." 'Oh," he says, `I go there. It's the dog's bollocks, isn't it?"
every dog has its day a cada cerdo le llega su San Martín
let sleeping dogs lie más vale no meneallo
2 (male) (fox) macho (m)
3 (term of abuse) canalla (m); bribón (m)
you dog! ¡canalla!; ¡tunante!
4 (unattractive girl) callo (m) (malayo) (informal)
5 (person)
dirty dog tío (m) guarro (informal); tipo (m) asqueroso (informal); you lucky dog! ¡qué suerte tienes!; he's a lucky dog es un tío suertudo
there's life in the old dog yet (al abuelo) aún le queda cuerda para rato
Wimbledon's Terry Gibson reckons there's life in the old dog yet and he's looking for a new club to prove it There is obviously life in the old dog yet otherwise we wouldn't have offered him a new one-year contract
6
the dogs (Britain) (greyhounds) las carreras de galgos
note See culture box in entry greyhound.
7 (Britain) (telephone) teléfono (m)
transitive verb
(follow closely) seguir (de cerca)
he dogs my footsteps me sigue los pasos; he was dogged by ill luck le perseguía la mala suerte
modifier
dog basket (n) cesto (m) del perro
dog biscuit (n) galleta (f) de perro
dog breeder (n) criadoracriadora (m) (f) de perros;a criadora
dog collar (n) collar (m) de perro; (Rel) gola (f); alzacuello(s) (m)
dog days (n) canícula (f)
dog fancier (n) (connoisseur) entendidoaentendida (m) (f) en perros;a entendida (breeder) criadoracriadora (m) (f) de perros;a criadora
dog food (n) comida (f) para perros
dog fox (n) zorro (m) macho
dog guard (n) (Aut) reja (f) separadora
dog handler (n) (Police) adiestradoraadiestradora (m) (f) de perros;a adiestradora
dog Latin (n) latín (m) macarrónico
dog licence (n) permiso (m) para perros
dog paddle (n) braza (f) de perro forma de nadar; (forma de nadar)
dog rose (n) escaramujo (m); rosal (m) silvestre
dog show (n) exposición (f) canina
Dog Star (n) Sirio (m)
dog tag (n) (US) (Mil) placa (f) de identificación
dog track (n) (Dep) canódromo (m)
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