every dog has his/its day

every dog has his/its day
informal — used to say that every person has a successful moment in life
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Main Entry:dog

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • every dog has his day — every dog has its/his/day phrase used for saying that every person will have a time during their life when they are important, lucky, or successful Thesaurus: pleasant situationssynonym Main entry: dog * * * every dog has his/its ˈ …   Useful english dictionary

  • every dog has his day — ► every dog has his (or its) day proverb everyone will have good luck or success at some point in their lives. Main Entry: ↑dog …   English terms dictionary

  • every dog has his day — 1545 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages (ed. 2) 63 A dogge hath a day. 1600–1 SHAKESPEARE Hamlet v. i. 286 Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew, and dog will have his day. 1611 R. COTGRAVE Dict. French & English s.v. Fevrier, Euerie …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • every dog has its day — every dog has its/his/day phrase used for saying that every person will have a time during their life when they are important, lucky, or successful Thesaurus: pleasant situationssynonym Main entry: dog * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • every dog has its day — ► every dog has his (or its) day proverb everyone will have good luck or success at some point in their lives. Main Entry: ↑dog …   English terms dictionary

  • dog — ► NOUN 1) a domesticated carnivorous mammal with a barking or howling voice and an acute sense of smell. 2) a wild animal resembling this, in particular any member of the dog family (Canidae), which includes the wolf, fox, coyote, jackal, and… …   English terms dictionary

  • dog — [dôg, däg] n. pl. dogs or dog [ME, generalized in sense < late, rare OE docga, dogga (usual hund: see HOUND1) < ?] 1. a) any of a large and varied group of domesticated canines (Canis familiaris) often kept as a house pet or used for… …   English World dictionary

  • every — see every little helps every man for himself every man for himself, and devil take the hindmost every man for himself, and God for us all every man has his price every man is the architect of his own fortune …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • dog — see feed a dog for three days and he will remember your kindness for three years; feed a cat for three years and she will forget your kindness in three days give a dog a bad name and hang him dog does not eat dog every dog has his day every dog… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • day — /deɪ / (say day) noun 1. the interval of light between two successive nights; the time between sunrise and sunset. 2. the light of day; daylight. 3. Astronomy a. the period during which the earth (or a heavenly body) makes one revolution on its… …   Australian English dictionary

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