Example sentences for: doggy-dog

How can you use “doggy-dog” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Aural equivalents of these trompes l'oeil are socalled oronyms— trompes l'oreille —which Pinker describes in Language Instinct (New York, 1994, p. 188), citing such examples as, The stuffy nose can lead to problems The stuff he knows...; It's a doggy-dog world It's a dog-eat-dog world; A girl with colitis goes by A girl with kaleidoscope eyes (Beatles' song); Gladly the cross-eyed bear Gladly the cross I'd bear (traditional Christian hymn).

  • In this realm are several undisputed classics: cutting off your nose despite your face is quite popular, as is the gloomy reflection It's a doggy-dog world.

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