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die like a dog
To die in a manner that is unpleasant and demeaning. I know you dislike Tommy, but I refuse to let anyone just die like a dog, sick and homeless. He needs our help!
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If someone dies like a dog, they die in a painful and shameful way. The film begins with our hero stealing cars and ends with him dying like a dog in the street.