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dog
[dɒg]
noun
1. perro (m) (animal)
  • dog biscuit galleta (f) para perros
  • dog collar collar (m) de perro; (of dog) alzacuello (m) (familiar) (of cleric)
  • dog food comida (f) para perros
  • dog handler adiestrador(ora) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) de perros
  • dog license licencia (f) del perro
  • dog paddle estilo (m) perrito (swimming stroke)
  • dog racing carreras (f pl) de galgos
  • dog tag placa (f) de identificación (of dog, soldier)
2. (familiar) (person)
  • you lucky dog! iqué potra tienes!
  • dirty dog canalla (sustantivo masculino) , perro(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) asqueroso(a)
3. coco (m) (familiar Pej) (ugly woman)cardo (m) (español de España)bagre (m) (Andes, RP)
4. (idioms) (familiar)
  • to lead a dog's life llevar una vida de perros
  • to make a dog's breakfast or dinner of something (familiar) hacer una chapuza con algo
  • it's a dog-eat-dog world (familiar) es un mundo de fieras
  • to go to the dogs (familiar) irse a pique, hundirse
  • to be a dog in the manger (familiar) ser como el perro del hortelano, que ni come ni deja comer
  • you can't teach an old dog new tricks (Prov) a perro viejo no hay tus tus
  • every dog has his day (Prov) todos tenemos nuestro momento de gloria
verbo transitivo (pt & pp dogged)
5. perseguir, seguir (follow)
  • to dog somebody's footsteps seguir los pasos de alguien
  • she was dogged by misfortune le 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
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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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