lie doggo

lie doggo

To be unseen. I couldn't find that picture because it had been lying doggo behind some boxes.
See also: doggo, lie

lie doggo

Fig. to remain unrecognized (for a long time). This problem has lain doggo since 1967. If you don't find the typos now, they will lie doggo until the next edition.
See also: doggo, lie

lie doggo

remain motionless or quiet. British
Lie doggo is of uncertain origin, but probably arose from a dog's habit of lying motionless or apparently asleep but nonetheless alert.
See also: doggo, lie

lie ˈdoggo

(old-fashioned, informal) be very still or hide somewhere so that you will not be found: I lay doggo in the yard while the police searched the house for me.
See also: doggo, lie

lie doggo

(ˈlɑɪ ˈdɔgo)
in. to remain unrecognized (for a long time). (see also doggo. Old, but Standard English.) If you don’t find the typos now, they will lie doggo until the next edition.
See also: doggo, lie
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You would presume he would want to lie doggo and take advantage of an international break which meant no games for a fortnight.
But, much to the disappointment of his alleged attackers, Johnny Adair refuses to lie doggo.
William Marx, examining Mon Faust (yet another Ebauche!), explains why Valery who famously detested fiction was happy to choose dialogue form since for him 'drama is not subject to the same criticisms as the novel, as dramatic speech may become a truly autonomous act rather than a mere imitation of reality.' He does however omit to point out that the echo 'pire' depends on the final syllable of 'expire' - and, surely, the last words of Chanson part mean 'lie doggo' not 'to be dead'.
Six feet down, water temperature was recorded at 72 degrees, and in conditions like that, trout only want to do one thing - lie doggo on the bottom on the lake.
You could sing like Chaliapin you could fight like Alexander Nevsky but you might as well lie doggo and just pray for snow like Sergei Mikhailovich in Alma Alta.
But within hours, the Conservatives were up to their neck again in sleaze, that troublesome beast which the Government had hoped would lie doggo at least during the campaign.
When you want out in Hot'Lanta, just lie doggo till the little woman comes out of a cancer operation.
They may lie doggo for years but inevitably, they resurface to plague and confuse mankind.
Unlike mad dogs and Englishmen lying out in the midday sun, they lie doggo in the deeper pools or depths of the loch.
"The circumstantial evidence against me is strong, in that V will say it was all my doing and I will lie doggo for a while, but I am only concerned about the children.