Idiom: Until the last dog is shot
It means until the very last possible moment or until every possibility is exausted:
You boys always stay until the last dog is shot
I will stay until the last dog is shot to complete this project by deadline
(Expression my mom who was born in 1917 in Wisconson always used.)
Country: American English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Shot in the dark
- Cheap shot
- Shot across the bow
- Long shot
- Worth a shot
- Hit me with your best shot
- As mad as a wrongly shot hog
- Shot in the arm
- Off like a shot
- Grinning like a shot fox
- If you fly with the crows, you get shot with the crows
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