The proverb was first recorded in the first century by the Greek biographer Plutarch as: “Even a dog gets his vengeance.” In 1539 Richard Taverner published it in English as: “A dogge has a day.” And in 1670 John Ray’s “A Collection of English Proverbs” said: “Every dog has his day.”
Definition Every dog has his day
informal. – used to say that every person has a successful moment in life.
Shakespeare quotes it in Hamlet: “Let Hercules do what he can himself, the cat will meow and the dog will have his day.” ‘ (Act 5, Scene 1).
Everyone will experience happiness or success at some point in their life. ‘At some point you have to stop, every dog has his day and I think I had mine. ‘
“Every silver lining has a cloud.”
To have passed the highest point of success or potential in life. My father had his day.
Some days mother-in-law, some days daughter-in-law ⇄ every dog has its days.
Definition of letting sleeping dogs lie
: ignoring a problem because trying to deal with it might create an even more difficult situation I thought about voicing my concerns, but decided to leave sleeping dogs lying around instead.
When you say that two people are like “chalk and cheese,” you are implying that the two are very different; they have nothing in common. The phrase, which has the same meaning as “apples and oranges,” can also be used with things.
Definition of going to the dogs
informal. : ruin : turn into a much worse state. Our favorite restaurant has gone to the dogs lately.
The saying “All’s well that ends well” or “All’s well that ends well” is used when a person has successfully reached their goal after going through pitfalls and overcoming obstacles. Simply put, although the path is difficult at the end, everything turns out well, as intended.