dog's life


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dog's life

n. Slang
A miserably unhappy existence.
References in classic literature ?
I am afraid I led that boy a dog's life, for as he was new to the work, I had a hundred opportunities of setting him right and putting him down, and I was not slow to profit by them.
Honestly, it is but a dog's life, that of the short-story writer.
Oh, well, this dog's life isn't happy enough to waste any joy in grieving for him.
Whenever I am with them they ask me riddles like that, and I simply lead a dog's life.
It was the steam -- the steam -- that was going down; and what between the firemen going faint and the chief going silly, it was worse than a dog's life for him; he didn't care a tinker's curse how soon the whole show was blown out of the water.
I've heard all the preachers and all the prime ministers--for I'm a thinking man and game for politics or religion or social reform same as all the other amusements--and I tell you it's a dog's life anyway you look at it.
It's a Dog's Life She screams and runs when I give her a mouse.
DRUGS, missing people and catching the bad guys - it's a dog's life for North Wales Police's paws on patrol.
THE DOG RESCUERS C5 8pm It's a dog's life - with a little bit of help.
VIDEO AND PICTURES It's a dog's life at NEC's Crufts show SEE OUR PICTURE GALLERY World Book Day .
Now he has used his years of experience of dealing with abused, mistreated and neglected canines to write and publish his first book, It's A Dog's Life.
Oreo has learned to live again, but one piece of this dog's life is still missing: a forever home.