Translation: from english

with the tail between the legs

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  • with your tail between your legs — informal phrase ashamed or upset because you have been defeated We’re going to send them home with their tails between their legs. Thesaurus: feeling ashamed or embarrassedsynonym feeling sad or unhappysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • with (your) tail between (your) legs — if you leave somewhere with your tail between your legs, you leave feeling ashamed and embarrassed because you have failed or made a mistake. The losing team walked off with their tails between their legs …   New idioms dictionary

  • with his tail between his legs — running away in fear, retreating like a coward, run for the hills    When he saw the bear, he turned around and ran with his tail between his legs …   English idioms

  • with the tail between the legs — In a state of dejection after chastisement or humiliation, like a beaten cur • • • Main Entry: ↑tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • with the tail between the legs — while humiliated, while embarrassed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tail between his legs — running away in defeat or fear, retreating quickly    When the bear followed me, I ran with my tail between my legs! …   English idioms

  • tail between your legs — (your) tail between (your) legs feeling ashamed and embarrassed. After playing so badly for the entire game, the team walked off with their tails between their legs. Etymology: based on the behavior of dogs, who will put their tails between their …   New idioms dictionary

  • your tail between your legs — (your) tail between (your) legs feeling ashamed and embarrassed. After playing so badly for the entire game, the team walked off with their tails between their legs. Etymology: based on the behavior of dogs, who will put their tails between their …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Book of the Dun Cow (novel) — The Book of the Dun Cow is a novel by Walter Wangerin, Jr.. It is loosely based upon the beast fable of Chanticleer and the Fox and named after the common name for Lebor na hUidre , an ancient Irish manuscript of stories. The book was awarded the …   Wikipedia

  • tail between one's legs — adverb A reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride. :: He retreated from the fight with his tail between his legs …   Wiktionary

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