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    Smile walk her dog? run her dog?



    How do you describe the situation in the above image?

    "A woman is walking her dog while riding a bicycle."

    Is this corrrect? I guess 'walk one's dog' is a popular phrase.
    However, in the above picture the woman is riding a bicycle, so the dog is running.
    In that sense, I guess,
    "A woman is running her dog while riding a bicycle." might be better.
    I'm not sure though.
    Thank you.

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    Default Re: walk her dog? run her dog?

    exercising her dog would be better - let's hope it doesn't see a rabbit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    exercising her dog would be better - let's hope it doesn't see a rabbit!
    Or 'taking her dog for a run'. There are several transitive meanings for run, but none of them would apply here.

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    I think exercising her dog is more appropriate. what about jogging I mean: jog her dog as she riding...o no aia don't think so well excercising is ok after all confusing

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    Quote Originally Posted by JACOOL View Post
    I think exercising her dog is more appropriate. what about jogging I mean: jog her dog as she riding...o no aia don't think so well excercising is ok after all confusing
    I would say "nice rear end"...and the woman ain't too bad either.

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    Yes she can slip a collar on me any time she likes

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    What does "slip a collar on someone" mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by peppy_man View Post
    What does "slip a collar on someone" mean?
    It refers to putting a collar on, for example, a dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It refers to putting a collar on, for example, a dog.
    But in Curmudgeon's case it means something sexual - restrictive, either socially or ph.... no, this is a family show.

    Interestingly, Latin used a similar phrase, but it wasn't slang: for a woman to marry a man she put him under the yoke; but a man couldn't do that to a woman:

    sub jugum ponere - woman > man
    uxorem ducere - man > woman

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    But in Curmudgeon's case it means something sexual - restrictive, either socially or ph.... no, this is a family show.

    Interestingly, Latin used a similar phrase, but it wasn't slang: for a woman to marry a man she put him under the yoke; but a man couldn't do that to a woman:

    sub jugum ponere - woman > man
    uxorem ducere - man > woman

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    Hmmmm.

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