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Meaning of "put on the dog" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT ON THE DOG

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT ON THE DOG

put on
put on one´s thinking cap
put on the map
put on the ritz
put on to
put one across
put one in mind of
put one over on
put one´s back into
put one´s best foot forward
put one´s cards on the table
put one´s feet up
put one´s foot down
put one´s foot in it
put one´s hand to the plough
put one´s head in a noose
put one´s house in order
put one´s money where one´s mouth is
put one´s oar in
put one´s shirt on

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT ON THE DOG

assistance dog
Australian cattle dog
black dog
blue cattle dog
carriage dog
cattle dog
eye dog
guide dog
hair of the dog
hot dog
native dog
Newfoundland dog
police dog
Portuguese water dog
prairie dog
rescue dog
sausage dog
seeing-eye dog
strong-eye dog
top dog

Synonyms and antonyms of put on the dog in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put on the dog» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

戴上狗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poner en el perro
570 millions of speakers

English

put on the dog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुत्ते पर डाल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

وضع على الكلب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

надеть собаке
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar sobre o cão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুকুর লাগান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre sur le chien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memakai anjing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

setzen auf den Hund
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

犬に置く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

개 에 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine asu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đưa vào con chó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாய் மீது வைத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुत्रा लावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Köpeğe koy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere sul cane
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić na psa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

надіти собаці
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune pe câinele
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βάλει στο σκύλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit op die hond
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta på hunden
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette på hunden
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ON THE DOG»

The term «put on the dog» is very widely used and occupies the 12.580 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT ON THE DOG»

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The Synonym Finder
... be ostentatious; swagger, strut, strut one's stuff, peacock; pose, posture, grandstand, swank; put on airs, give oneself airs, Inf. put up a front, SI. dog it, SI. hotdog, SI. put on the dog; talk big, name-drop, boast, gasconade, Inf. go on about [s.t.].
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
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A Streetcar Named Desire
out a brilliant pyjama coat] I guess we are both entitled to put on the dog. [He goes back to the kitchen with the coat over his arm.] BLANCHE: When I think of how divine it is going to be to have such a thing as privacy once more — I could weep ...
Tennessee Williams, 2004
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Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors
PUT ON THE DOG 305 1805), and it has also become a popular term of address for a lover or a child. With the metaphorical sense of "softy," a pussycat is either a person who is inherently harmless and likable, like a kitten, or one who is not as ...
Robert Allen Palmatier, 1995
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
1. put on one's thinking cap Think or reflect seriously, as in A new slogan? I'll have to put on my thinking cap for that. This term originated in the late 1800s and replaced considering cap, which dates from the early 1600s. put on the dog Also,  ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Field & Stream
No, the stuff he put on the dog probably didn't hurt him. But the owner delayed. He let this thing progress to secondary stages of inflammation. And I'll make a point on that. The simplest allergic reaction starts with some itching and some ...
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Training Your Pointing Dog for Hunting and Home
... three of these are teaching your dog the same lesson: to stay (whoa) any time it scents or sees a bird. Stopping to flush and backing manners are not related to bird scent, so the pressure being put on the dog is not related to bird scent either.
Richard D. Weaver, 2007
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The Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary: Finding a ...
... exalt 7 adulate, revered 8 esteemed, idealize Put on a scale 4 rate Put on again 5 reran 6 rewear Put on airs 5 strut Put on an act 5 feign 6 fakeit Put on cloud nine 5 elate Put on notice 5 alert Put on the canvas 3 kod 4 kayo Put on the dog?
Charles Timmerman, 2010
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Animal-Assisted Brief Therapy: A Solution-Focused Approach
For example, I once heard a handler say that if her therapy dog ever didn't get excited when she put on the dog's therapy vest, she would retire the dog. If I used that standard, Rocky would never visit, for Rocky hates having to wear anything ...
Teri Pichot, Marc Coulter, 2011
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Vol 1: Repentance: The Doctrine of God and the Knowledge of ...
"Why is a dog known as man's best friend? The answer was simple enough. " Because it isF'Then He said, "The carnally minded man is his own best friend, for he too has put on the dog!" The Dung Smear Malachi 2: 1-3 "And now, O ye priests, ...
Ed Marr, 2004
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The Mystery on the Iditarod Trail Teacher's Guide
-They really put on the dog at that party [big display of elegance]. Why is it good to greet people? When is it a good time not to greet people? [When meeting strangers without a guardian] How many miles longer is the 1,049-mile adult race  ...
Carole Marsh, 2002

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUT ON THE DOG»

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Restaurant review: Creative variations really put on the dog at Best …
So, flavor is the top consideration when her kitchen staff is crafting menu items and specials (such as the Village Dog topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
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On Cooking Southern: Let's Celebrate! The Dog Days Are Here
Going to the dogs: An expression that dates back to Medieval times, when leftovers ... Around here, we put on the dog at casual gatherings with an appetizer ... «HottyToddy.com, Jul 15»

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