Sunday, September 28, 2008

DIRTDOG'S REALITIES OF IDIOMS

"I feel like a blind dog in a meat house."
Dirt Dog Idioms and Definitions idiom n. An expression conforming or appropriate to the peculiar structural form of a language; in extend use, an expression sanctioned by usage, having a sense peculiar to itself and not agreeing with the logical sense of its structural form; The term red herring, an idiom meaning 'false trail', is used of something which is neither red nor a herring.
Dirt Dog Definition:

Bark up the wrong tree -To Pursue an erroneous course of action.

Gone to the dogs -Taken a turn for the worse.

The hair of the dog that bit you- The drink you drink in the morning to get over the drinks you drank the night before.
The dog ate my homework An excuse for not getting something done or completing a project.

My dogs are barking -My feet are hurting.

In the dog house - In serious trouble.
Dog tired - More than Very tired.

Sick as a dog - A definition of Very sick.
A barking dog never bites -Someone who makes threats all the time, Although seldom carries out the threats.

Dog and pony show - Put on a good performance to impress someone, such as
"I've got to do the 'dog and pony show' for my boss today."

Look like somebody just shot your dog
KILLING THE PROPOSAL OF THE DEAL!

Two (or three) dog night The number of dogs needed to sleep cuddled up to for keeping warm.

Dog days of summer - Very hot days in July and August. It is the period in which the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in conjunction with the sun.

A dogs breakfast - Something bad.

Why keep a dog and bark yourself - You should not do something you hired someone else to do.

Dog-leg right or dog-leg left The fairway turns in a golf course
A certain course of action in advising directions.

Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion:
After removing the head ..the certainty of being bitten is reduced severely.. Rather than executing the attempt of really pissing off the cat. And suffering the consequences ....
of starting at the wrong end of the problem at hand ..

Dog does not eat dog
One disreputable person will not harm another disreputable person.
Uncertain terms of sticking together .

It’s a dog eat dog world - Vicious world.

His bark is worse than his bite - Someone comes across as being very mean and nasty, but doesn't necessarily act on their threats.

It's a dog's life - It’s an easy life of leisure....

Dog my cats - my goodness; what you know may not be enough in a argument ... to hold up against the reality of
pissing on a gasoline fire .

If you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch.... Every dog has its day
The time will come to each of us to chuck one's weight around; to exhibit a periods of ostentation, influence or power.

If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas - If you associate with bad people, you will acquire their faults.

To : Call off the dogs - Cease some objectionable line of conduct. The analogy is that of the chase, in which dogs following a wrong sent are called off.

Mean as a junk-yard dog - Much more than Very Mean.

Dog eat dog - ruthless competition or self-interest..

Quick as a dog can lick a dish - fast, very quickly get it done .

Sad as a hound dog's eye - very sad

A dog's chance no chance at all

A dog's life - A wretched existence

Bar-dog - bartender

Big dog - An important person

Cut dog has no pups Removing a serious problem - I don't want to cut the dog ?
Wrappers and bandages will be necessary

Like cat and dog - quarreling savagely

Bird dog - some one's buttock's

Like a dog's dinner -dressed smartly or ostentatiously

Put on the dog To behave or dress in an ostentatious or showy manner

Let sleeping dogs lie - Don't bring up an old issue/topic that will raise tempers or cause an argument

Love me, love my dog - If you love someone, you should accept everything and everyone that person loves.
Rain cats and dogs - Raining heavily. - Beyond buckets !

You cannot teach an old dog new tricks - Someone who is used to doing things a certain way cannot change.

Crooked as a dog's hind leg - dishonest

Happy as a flea in a doghouse - More than very happy

The tail wagging the dog - A sign of insanity !

Work like a dog -To Work very hard.

Dog-faced liar - a terrible liar

It takes a big dog to weigh a ton = amount of crap you will have in your pants after arguing with the dog .

Enough money to burn a wet dog:
more than can be imagined to cure the situation .

Like two fleas on a dog - arguing who owns the dog

A dog's dinner or breakfast -Informal. something that is messy or bungled

Go see a man about a dog"
bargaining to get out of trouble : Or to go use the toilet with the rest of the dog's
"If you ever hit me again, I’m going to kill you."

REALITIES OF JUSTIFIABLE CONJECTURED MEANINGS

copied n compiled by dirtdog

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