dog-eat-dog


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dog-eat-dog

mod. cruel; highly competitive. This is a dog-eat-dog world.
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On the other hand, in a dog-eat-dog environment, with people who don't care about anyone but themselves, the atmosphere is miserable and no amount of money, or other distractions, can relieve it - it really is the sort of world that we 'don't want to live in'.
Authorities placed bottled water at strategic places, but you don't have to be a professor to realise that if you give Joe Public something free, he reverts to his primitive state and a dog-eat-dog situation.
When asked about her opponents, Abbie barked back a response that resonated with disgust for the dog-eat-dog tactics making recent headlines.
Ling said, "it was more dog-eat-dog than dog days in online recruiting this summer.
But every game in this league is dog-eat-dog and Newry will be very tough opponents.
They are down with us and Wellington are not clear yet, they probably need a win so as I say, it's dog-eat-dog.
But in the dog-eat-dog world of modern shipbuilding they can take pride that their skills and expertise have been recognised.
Over the years, NBC drama series have kept their tongues planted in their cheeks even while dealing with heavy social and political issues in tales of the Old West, mean streets and dog-eat-dog professions.
PAPER ducks and the Big Cat have helped Warwick students learn about the dog-eat-dog world of business.
The age-old adage "there's strength in numbers" has never been more true than it is in the dog-eat-dog business arena.
He didn't start playing the game until he was eight - in Taiwan almost retirement age - and has made slow progress on the ATP Tour, struggling to adapt to a dog-eat-dog world after years in a man-eat-dog one.
It was no dog-eat-dog thing," says Brown, now 62 and the golf pro at Madden Golf Course in Dayton, Ohio.