What does go to the dogs mean?

Definitions for go to the dogs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. go to pot, go to the dogs(verb)

    become ruined

    "His business went to pot when economy soured"


  1. go to the dogs(Verb)

    To decline or deteriorate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go to the dogs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go to the dogs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Hope:

    We don’t eat dogs.

  2. John Webster, The White Devil (1612):

    Cowardly dogs bark loudest.

  3. The Iraqis:

    Dogs are eating their heads.

  4. George Carlin:

    Life.....is a series of dogs.

  5. Colton Johnson:

    It's a beautiful group of dogs.

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