Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dog"

The meaning of "Dog" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does the proverbial dog that caught the car. mean?
A: "The dog that caught the car" means someone who has reached their goal but then doesn't know what to do after.

"Proverbial" is used to indicate that the following phrase is a proverb or an idiom.

So, the author is saying that the Republicans have taken power, but now they do not know what to do next.
Q: What does dog repellent mean?
A: @stardust: Yes. You mark the outside of your yard with this scent. It's a smell they don't like so that they will smell it and go somewhere else.

It doesn't work on all dogs, just most of the time. People think it is better than nothing. They don't want stray dogs pooping/peeing in their yards.
Q: What does "The dogs will eat the dog food" mean?
A: In business, this just means "customers will use the product".
Use of "dog food" is a hypothetical product, but means "products in general".

Companies often also talking about being, "willing to eat our own dog food", meaning that they themselves use their own product, and that they stand behind/are proud of the product they are making.
Q: What does top dog mean?
A: A "hot dog eating contest" is a contest/competition, where people eat as many hot dogs as they can to receive a big sum of money(prize). This contest usually occurs on the 4th of July in the US.
Q: What does He's like his dog, he always has to bear his teeth. mean?
A: He is aggressive and maybe too defensive.

Example sentences using "Dog"

Q: Please show me example sentences with That dog will not hunt .
A: @rafaa_alroud
عفواً،
أظن أنه تعبير يدل على الفشل بمعنى

"This idea or excuse won't work" :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with dog(a thing of poor quality; a failure).
A: That man is such a dog.
Q: Please show me example sentences with dog.
A: I have a (pet)dog. I love dogs. dogs are my favorite animals. the dog bit me. my dog ran away.
Q: Please show me example sentences with dog.
A: My dog is black. My dog 's name is Luke. My dog is very playful.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I lifted my dog. So, I got lower back pain. .
A: I strained my back picking up a table.

I strained my back while exercising.

My back is very fragile, so I strain it easily.

After I strained my back, I was bedridden for days.

I constantly strain my back.

Synonyms of "Dog" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between my dog never let me go and my dog never let me leave and my dog won't let me leave ?
A: creo yo, GO es cuando te dirigir a algun lugar. go to the cinema. por ejemplo...
leave es salir... deja un lugar. .
Q: What is the difference between dog,frog and doggy,froggy ?
A: dog and frog are nouns and doggy and froggy are adjectives
Q: What is the difference between We like our dog and We like our dogs ?
A: First sentence:
You have only one dog.
singular:dog

SECOND sentence:
You have more than one dog.
plural:dogs
Q: What is the difference between the barking dog is mine and the dog barking is mine ?
Q: What is the difference between I also like dogs. and I like dogs, too. ?
A: "I also like dogs" and "I like dogs too" are effectively the same. It depends on the way you say it (intonation).

So the "also" sentence could mean both things.
A: Your wife likes dogs, doesn't she?
B: Yes, but I also like dogs (emphasis on "I") means "me too"

A: You like cats, don't you?
B: Yes, but I also like dogs (emphasis on "also") means "dogs too"

Same with "too".
A: Your wife likes dogs, doesn't she?
B: Yes, but I too like dogs (emphasis on "I") means "me too"
- This is not a common expression

A: You like cats, don't you?
B: Yes, but I like dogs too (emphasis on "too") means "cats as well")

There are differences in usage between "also" and "too", but not in the "I like dogs" sentences!

Phew!

Translations of "Dog"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Lead
(Keep your dog on the lead)
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? dog
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dog
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dog
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a dog , adult
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Other questions about "Dog"

Q: The dog barked me awake. does this sound natural?
A: Although it's not usually stated that way, it's not incorrect.
Q: It’s common to refer about your own dog saying “it”, or he/she.
A: you can say “it” but most people (that i know, at least) used he or she for their own dog, myself included. to me using “it” for your own pet implies less attachment to them
Q: He stood very far because he was afraid of this dog. does this sound natural?
A: He stood very far from the dog, because he was afraid.
Q: I was bitten by a dog once. does this sound natural?
A: Better: I was once bitten by a dog
Q: Which one is natural or grammatically right?

To play with dogs together is very exciting.
To play with dogs is very exciting.
A: Don't use "together" in this sentence. "Together" would give the idea that you are a dog, or that you and the dog are equals.
Use "Together" when talking about other people, normally.
Example: "Playing together with my friend is very exciting."

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