the dog days

the dog days

the hottest days of the summer
Usage notes: Some people believe there is a star called the dog star which can only be seen during a hot period in the summer.
(usually + of ) At times, during the dog days of summer, the stream dries up completely.
See be done like a dinner, put on the dog, Why keep a dog and bark yourself?, work like a dog
See also: days, dog
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com)-- The dog days of summer were a little cheerier for the shelter animals of the Humane Society of Sarasota County, thanks to dog and cat lovers in RE/MAX Alliance Group offices throughout the Florida Suncoast.
ATLANTA, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the dog days of summer, The Krystal Company is ensuring all its hot dogs come at a super-hot deal.
REMEMBER the dog days of the 2001 Los Angeles mayoral campaign.
The dog days of summer are anything but slow at Trump Plaza where sales are moving as fast as construction of the new 40-story luxury residential tower that soars above the New Rochelle skyline.
These scotties get you through the dog days of winter.
During the dog days of summer (although technically over August 11, when Sirius, the Dog Star, stopped rising at the same time as the sun), let's take time out for a chuckle or two.
In the dog days of summer, mosquito bites are a regular occurrence.
Having taken delivery of the ISS model in January, the company has already seen it perform in the depths of winter as well as the dog days of summer.
Football players are being worked to "death" during the dog days of summer to prepare for an August game.
But when the dog days become too plentiful, it can be symptomatic of a problem.
They would have missed much of the busy Christmas season and gone almost right into the dog days of winter, he adds.
Keeping your cool can be a real challenge during the dog days of summer.
During the dog days of last summer, when the New York City tabloids needed a breather from O.
Kettering University is offering a free, fun and casual way for high school and transfer students to explore college life at a university that focuses on pre-med, technology, engineering, science, business, math and more - during the Dog Days Snow Fest on Monday, Jan.
Gates to the Dog Days of Summer event at the Park at the Park open at 4:30 p.