doggy paddle


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doggy paddle

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doggie paddle

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies on his or her front, paddles his or her hands in imitation of a swimming dog, and beats his or her legs up and down
vb
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (intr) to swim using the doggy paddle
Also called: dog paddle
Translations

doggy paddle

n to do (the) doggy paddlepaddeln, Hundepaddeln machen

doggy paddle

doggie paddle n to do the doggy paddle (fam) → nuotare a cagnolino
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He taught me to swim, only doggy paddle, but he taught me to swim, and he taught me to box.
He has been doing his own version of the doggy paddle at his local pool in a bid to make him that bit fitter.
She told the ECHO: "I was most fearful of the water test - I could barely doggy paddle, so had to teach myself before we started.
A video posted by the family shows Romeo jumping into the water on holiday in Spain and doing the doggy paddle towards his dad, Jonathan.
Now, I fear we've move to a doggy paddle, and I wonder when we'll start treading water.
DOGGY PADDLE A dog splashes through a pond in the grounds of the Scottish Parliament
DOGGY PADDLE Firefighters reach Bruno then pull him to safety.
Researchers suggested that while almost all other four-limbed mammals use doggy paddle with their limbs moving vertically through the water directly beneath their body, apes exhibit an unusual behaviour.
We all remember Eric 'The Eel' Moussambani, the swimmer from Equatorial Guinea who wound up doing the doggy paddle at the Sydney Olympics a couple of months after learning to swim.
We will also be doing the annual doggy paddle from Leamington to Stratford on May 12 in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind.