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Dog-Eat-Dog ( people are looking out for their own interests ... )

"Dog-Eat-Dog"



Dog-eat-dog describes a world in which people fight for themselves only and will hurt other people.

Example: "I have been in this business for twenty years. It's dog-eat-dog. The competition is always trying to steal your customers."



Dog-eat-dog means that a person is like a dog that will eat another dog. Sometimes people say, "It's a dog-eat-dog world", as an excuse when they have hurt another person.

Example: "I can't believe you sold him your motorcycle for so much money!" Reply: "Hey, it's a dog-eat-dog world."



It's a dog-eat-dog world means that you must first watch out for your own interests, because other people will be watching out for theirs. There is no letter s at the end of any of the words in dog-eat-dog. "

Example: "That school is dog-eat-dog. The students cheat and even destroy each other's work to get better grades."





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