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Sougou (searching dog) search engine, www.sogou.com
(Internet slang) to go away / to slink off / (transliteration of "go die", possibly from 去死)
(Internet slang) person who is neither married nor in a relationship (used self-deprecatingly)
pup / puppy
dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗 forced to "eat" it)
black bear / coward
dog meat
hot dog (loanword)
wolfdog
melodramatic / contrived
Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
any Tom, Dick or Harry / anyone (contemptuous)
to walk a dog
wild dog / feral dog / stray dog
kingfisher
Pekingese / Pekinese
dog show
lit. to pour dog's blood on (idiom) / fig. torrent of abuse
dog's leg / fig. one who follows a villain / henchman / hired thug
bullshit / nonsense
lit. heart of wolf and lungs of dog (idiom) / cruel and unscrupulous
canine excrement / dog poo / bullshit
(insult) brigand / swindler
Chinese shar-pei (dog breed)
lit. chickens flying and dogs jumping (idiom) / fig. in chaos / in disarray
radar detector (slang)
doghouse / kennel
(coll.) puppy / (derog.) son of a bitch
(coll.) (other people's) dumb luck
hunting dog / hound / (fig.) running dog / lackey
son of a bitch / damn bastard
hyena
lackey / henchman / to kiss up to
hunting dog
a couple engaged in an illicit love affair / a cheating couple
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom) / fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece
(derog.) inept advisor / a good-for-nothing adviser / one who offers bad advice
pekingese (dog) / (fig.) sycophant / lackey
fur seal
a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom) / to ill reward a person's kindness
(bird species of China) crested kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)
worse than a dog or pig / lower than low
golden retriever (dog breed) / Cibotium barometz, Asian tropical tree fern with hairy fronds (used in TCM)
Pekingese (dog breed)
paparazzi
Year 11, year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
(fig.) the unpredictable changeability of the world / bad omen
(Internet slang) to be dog-tired
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom) / fig. to cheat / dishonest advertising / wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue
crowing like a cock and stealing like a dog (idiom) / bag of tricks / useful talents
a pack of rogues (idiom); a gang of scoundrels
to act like a snob
mongrel
a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom) / to be driven to desperate action
pig-dog (intended as insult) / Schweinhund
dogskin plaster, used in TCM for treating contusions, rheumatism etc / quack medicine / sham goods
Dalmatian (dog breed)
Gou Quan - "Dog Fist" - Martial Art
to imitate the dog and steal chicken (idiom) / to pilfer / to dally with women / to have affairs
(idiom) to pose / to put on airs
to take a dog for a walk
kennel
lit. a white cloud transforms into what looks like a gray dog (idiom) / fig. the unpredictable changeability of the world
dog hole / gap caused by missing teeth / fig. den of thieves
incoherent (writing or speech) / nonsensical / a load of crap
lit. fucked or spawned by a dog / contemptible / lousy, fucking
dog paddle (swimming style) / doggy style (sex position)
(bird species of China) pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
a dog threatens based on master's power (idiom); to use one's position to bully others
lit. when one beats a dog, one must answer to its master (idiom) / fig. before punishing sb, one should consider how that would affect others associated with him
lit. to boil the hound once it caught the rabbit (idiom) / fig. to get rid of sb once he has served his purpose
paparazzi
lit. to beat a drowning dog (idiom) / fig. to pulverize an (already defeated) enemy / to hit sb when he's down
in pieces
lit. a dog who catches mice / to be meddlesome (idiom)
torrent of abuse (idiom)
bark / CL: 聲|声 / to bark
son of a bitch
piece of shit / scumbag
if you marry a chicken follow the chicken, if you marry a dog follow the dog (idiom)
dog-eat-dog / dogfight
lit. (cloud shapes) changing from a white shirt to a gray dog (idiom) / fig. the unpredictable changeability of the world
badger / CL: 隻|只
Formosan mountain dog, a breed native to Taiwan
dog hole wide open (idiom); fig. gap caused by missing teeth (used mockingly)
a son won't abandon his mother for being ugly, just as a dog won't abandon its owner for being poor (proverb)
a skulk of foxes, a pack of dogs (idiom) / a gang of rogues
to overreact / melodramatic
lit. a dog can't stop himself from eating shit (idiom) / fig. bad habits are hard to change
there's no place like home (idiom)
no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom) / no good words are to be expected from a scoundrel
extremely daring (idiom) / foolhardy
to lead the dog into the village (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
dissolute companions / disreputable comrades
beast (derog.)

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