Idioms with dog

top dog

the most important person

My brother is top dog in his football club.

wag the dog

to divert attention from something that is bad

I had to wag the dog so that he does not find out what I was doing this morning.

go to the dogs

to become bad

Our street used to be nice, but it's really gone to the dogs.

sick as a dog

To be very sick.

You should not go on holiday with him. He seemed to be as sick as a dog, according to his doctor.



Common phrase that has a specific meaning.

Idiom of the Day 5/12/2023

run for cover

Meaning of idiom

to seek shelter

Example of idiom

We ran for cover as soon as the storm broke.

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