dog-eat-dog


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dog-eat-dog

(dôg′ēt-dôg′, dŏg′ēt-dŏg′)
adj.
Ruthlessly acquisitive or competitive: a dog-eat-dog society.
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If the models can survive a dressing down from this industry legend they've nothing to fear from the dog-eat-dog modelling world.
Realistically, can you do much better than ninth in such a dog-eat-dog division?
In the dog-eat-dog world of the modern law business, they don't kick anybody when they are down.
Think of the social chapter in Europe preventing a race to the bottom, preventing a dog-eat-dog competition between European nations vying with each other for the inward investment that's available by social dumping and by the lowering of standards.
Like most businesses, the pub trade is cut and thrust - absolutely dog-eat-dog.
But Shadow Welsh Secretary Mr Smith claimed that a Conservative victory in the May election would trigger the "unleashing of a new era of dog-eat-dog competition and corrosive inequality across Britain".
Football is a short enough career as it is and you have to look after yourself because it's a dog-eat-dog situation and when I saw other (Wrexham) players who didn't play as many games being offered 12-month deals I was very disappointed.
It's a dog-eat-dog world in 1980s Chicago where four desperate real-estate agents go to any lengths to meet their sales targets including lies and flattery to bribery, threats, intimidation and burglary.
In my opinion, social justice keeps us from being a dog-eat-dog country, which would be nothing like the one imagined by our founders.
Comedy drama set in the dog-eat-dog world of fashion, starring Lenora Crichlow as Ali Redcliffe, a young designer struggling to make her way in a business dominated by scheming Davina Bailey (Dervla Kirwan).
Are we to have a dog-eat-dog culture where only the strongest can survive?
of Alberta) assess the power of the metaphor as they explore the world of the wild dogs of Africa and how it applies to the dog-eat-dog world of the corporation or other major human organization.