Idioms: dodge a bullet -- dog me

dodge a bullet avoid a failure or loss or injury Kevin dodged a bullet. He got a "D" on the final exam.
dodo (See go the way of the dodo)
doesn't add up is not logical, does not make sense One shot was fired, but three cows are dead. It doesn't add up.
doesn't mince words does not say nice words when complaining, call a spade a spade, straight from the shoulder When Greta is angry she doesn't mince words. She tells you what is bothering her.
doesn't wash is not believable, is not logical, does not make sense His explanation doesn't wash. If a millennium begins at year 1, how does he account for the first year?
dog days of summer the hottest days of summer, midsummer We like to watch baseball during the dog days of summer.
dog eat dog vicious competition, everybody for himself Will education prepare us for the dog-eat-dog world of business?
dog in the manger a person who will not share something he does not use or need He's a dog in the manger about his office space. He doesn't use it, but he won't let us have it.
dog it be lazy, not work Bill admits he's been dogging it lately. He lacks energy.
dog me follow me, bother me His failure in politics dogged him for the rest of his life.
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