Translation of dog-end in Spanish:

dog-end

Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːgend; ˈdɒgend/

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], colilla (feminine), pucho (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Put up litter bins and ash trays for their dog-ends and it just legitimises it more from an acceptability stance.
    • I stirred it with my foot then stubbed out the dog-end on the linoleum.
    • I wandered despondently along, trailing my new sports bag through the dog-ends and sweet wrappers that littered the concrete of the playground.
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    • The cartoonists portray the dog-end days of December as Old Man Time, complete with scythe, calling the year to its doom.
    • Budget 2004 was one the government could have done without: an obligatory address in the dog-end of a parliament.
    • It's December at the dog-end of the last century and Liam slouches on a sofa in a Santa Monica hotel, curling his bottom lip and affecting disinterest.

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