There are 2 translations of dog in Spanish:

dog1

Pronunciation: /dɔːg; dɒg/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Zool] perro, -rra (m,f); (male canine) macho (m) I wouldn't do it to/wish it on a dog no se lo haría/desearía a mi peor enemigo it shouldn't happen to a dog no le debería pasar a nadie a dog's breakfast (BrE) un desastre, un desaguisado his desk always looks like a dog's breakfast su mesa siempre está patas arriba [familiar/colloquial] a dog's life una vida de perros dressed o done up like a dog's dinner (BrE) todo emperifollado [familiar/colloquial] it's (a case of) dog eat dog hay una competencia brutal like a dog with two tails (BrE) como (un) niño con zapatos nuevos not to have o stand a dog's chance no tener* ni la más remota posibilidad to go to the dogs venirse* abajo the country's going to the dogs el país se viene abajo to put on the dog (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] darse* tono, darse* pisto (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], mandarse la(s) parte(s) (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to treat sb like a dog tratar a algn como a un perro every dog has its day a todos les llega su momento de gloria give a dog a bad name (and hang it) (BrE) cría fama y échate a dormir or por un perro que maté, mataperros me llamaron let sleeping dogs lie mejor no revolver el asunto, mejor es no meneallo [familiar/colloquial] you can't teach an old dog new tricks loro viejo no aprende a hablar (before n) dog basket cesto (m) para el perro dog biscuit galleta (f) para perros dog food comida (f) para perros dog fox zorro (m) dog handler adiestrador, -dora (m,f) de perros dog license licencia (f) para perro dog show exposición (f) canina dog wolf lobo (m)
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    • Shouts mingle with the barking and howling of dogs.
    • ‘All dogs have an intense sense of smell, and every dog likes to sniff,’ Smith said.
    • Her size makes it impractical to use her as a patrol dog, but her sense of smell is so keen she can detect even trace amounts of drugs.
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    • We watched the wild cats and dogs frolicking in the winter sunlight.
    • Teufel-hunden were originally known as the wild, ferocious mountain dogs of Bavarian folklore.
    • In most mammals, adult play is rare, but it is common in dolphins, members of the dog family, great apes and, of course, humans.
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    • The male dog otter measured 41.5 inches in length with a girth of 26 inches.
    • A male, or dog, otter can range over six to eight miles, far further than a female.
    • A member of the waterworks department shot a fine dog otter on the lower Rivington reservoir.
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    (dogs pl)
    (races) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] the dogs las carreras de galgos
  • 2 (fellow) [colloq & dated] tipo (m) [familiar/colloquial] dull dog tipo (m) aburrido [familiar/colloquial] gay dog tipo (m) divertido [familiar/colloquial] lucky dog tipo (m) con suerte [familiar/colloquial] sly dog pillín (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • People went to football in the afternoon, went to the dogs in the evening and took the train home.
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    • By the way, you can keep the pun you wretched journalistic dogs.
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    • He got up with his hand wrapped around her little waist… that lucky dog!
    • If that next race is the bottom of the new grade, this lucky dog might have a chance of stumbling into the money again.
    • It's true - I'm a lucky dog.
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    • Move too early, and you might end up backing a dog of a technology.
    • If he understands that it's a dog of a deal, why do you think he'd consider supporting it?
    • With a lead clenched less than firmly in his sweaty palm, he then contrived to play a dog of a game in the middle of the second set.

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There are 2 translations of dog in Spanish:

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vt (-gg-)

  • 1.1 (trouble) (often pass) perseguir* we've been dogged by bad luck from the beginning la mala suerte nos ha perseguido desde el principio to dog it (AmE) escurrir el bulto [familiar/colloquial]
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    • For the last 5-1/2 years this process has been dogged by problem after problem.
    • The school - which has a police officer stationed on site - has been on special measures for five years and has been dogged by problems.
    • The system has been dogged with problems since it came on line in 1999.
    1.2 (follow closely) perseguir* to dog sb's footsteps o heels pisarle los talones a algn
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    • When you have a leader of his passion and effectiveness, you have a media that's very much tracking him and dogging him and trying to find what they can about him.
    • He laughs about how the police are still - and probably forever - on his tail, even dogging him on his recent US book tour.
    • Since Sally was the only member of the group who would acknowledge Yap's existence, the little gnome dogged her every step, chattering excitedly.

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