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 Meanings and Examples of DOG
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dog
 n.  a highly variable domestic mammal closely related to the wolf
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Not a livin soul, sir, nor as much as a dog.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  I went downstairs and carried the dog upstair in my arms.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
3  The dog continued to lie stretched upon tho cushion, breathing in a laboured way, but apparently neither the better nor the worse for its draught.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
4  There was the dead dog, however, to prove that his conjecture had been correct.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
5  I would dog them and follow them until I saw my opportunity.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
6  Lastly, supposing one man wished to dog another through London, what better means could he adopt than to turn cabdriver.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
7  Napoleon then led them back to the store-shed and served out a double ration of corn to everybody, with two biscuits for each dog.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
8  There was need of paraffin oil, nails, string, dog biscuits, and iron for the horses' shoes, none of which could be produced on the farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
9  Boxer saw them coming and put out his great hoof, caught a dog in mid-air, and pinned him to the ground.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
10  The dog shrieked for mercy and the other two fled with their tails between their legs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
11  Boxer looked at Napoleon to know whether he should crush the dog to death or let it go.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
12  Napoleon appeared to change countenance, and sharply ordered Boxer to let the dog go, whereat Boxer lifted his hoof, and the dog slunk away, bruised and howling.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
13  He had read his paper; he was drowsy; and so sank down into the chintz-covered chair with the dog at his feet--the Afghan hound.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
14  His nose on his paws, his haunches drawn up, he looked a stone dog, a crusader's dog, guarding even in the realms of death the sleep of his master.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
15  A hen strayed in; a file of cows passed the door; then a sheep dog; then the cowman, Bond, who stopped.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He neglects that poor dog - he never takes him for walks or gives him any attention.
17  Two small boys and a dog comprised the street entertainer's only audience.
18  The car veered suddenly to avoid running into the dog.
19  The car swerved sharply to avoid the dog.
20  She slammed on the brakes to try to avoid the dog.
21  He pulled the van to the right to avoid the dog.
22  The dog laid back his ears and began to bark.
23  Give a dog a bad name and hang him.
24  Words like "bag","dog","nurse","electricity", and "wood"are all nouns.
25  The dog retrieved the ball from the water.
26  While the dog gnaws bone, companions would be none.
27  A staff is quickly found to beat a dog with.
28  He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find a stick.
29  Too much pudding will choke a dog.
30  Reynolds has never concealed his ambition to be the top dog.