bring a dog to heel

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bring a dog to heel

To call a dog and get it to follow at one's heels; to bring a dog under control. It can be hard to bring a dog to heel, unless the dog is well-trained.
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bring a dog to heel

to make a dog heel; to make a dog stand or follow close to one's heels. A quiet command from his owner brought Fido to heel.
See also: bring, dog, heel
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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