every dog has its day

   This expression means that everyone can be successful at something at some time in their life.
   

I didn't win this time, but I'll be lucky one day. Every dog has its day!


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • every dog has its day — every dog has its/his/day phrase used for saying that every person will have a time during their life when they are important, lucky, or successful Thesaurus: pleasant situationssynonym Main entry: dog * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • every dog has its day — This idiom means that everyone gets their moment to shine …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Every dog has its day. — something that you say which means that everyone is successful during some period in their life. He ll get that promotion eventually. Every dog has its day …   New idioms dictionary

  • every dog has its day — ► every dog has his (or its) day proverb everyone will have good luck or success at some point in their lives. Main Entry: ↑dog …   English terms dictionary

  • every dog has his day — every dog has its/his/day phrase used for saying that every person will have a time during their life when they are important, lucky, or successful Thesaurus: pleasant situationssynonym Main entry: dog * * * every dog has his/its ˈ …   Useful english dictionary

  • every dog has his day — ► every dog has his (or its) day proverb everyone will have good luck or success at some point in their lives. Main Entry: ↑dog …   English terms dictionary

  • every dog has his day — 1545 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages (ed. 2) 63 A dogge hath a day. 1600–1 SHAKESPEARE Hamlet v. i. 286 Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew, and dog will have his day. 1611 R. COTGRAVE Dict. French & English s.v. Fevrier, Euerie …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • every dog has his/its day — informal used to say that every person has a successful moment in life • • • Main Entry: ↑dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog — ► NOUN 1) a domesticated carnivorous mammal with a barking or howling voice and an acute sense of smell. 2) a wild animal resembling this, in particular any member of the dog family (Canidae), which includes the wolf, fox, coyote, jackal, and… …   English terms dictionary

  • day — W1S1 [deı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(24 hours)¦ 2¦(not night)¦ 3¦(when you are awake)¦ 4¦(time at work)¦ 5¦(past)¦ 6¦(now)¦ 7¦(future)¦ 8 somebody s/something s day 9 Independence/election/Christmas etc day 10 five/three/ni …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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