Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:48

look for a dog to kick

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Referring to the tendency some people have to vent their frustrations on things which appear to be unable to defend themselves, such as dogs.

VerbEdit

look for a dog to kick (third-person singular simple present looks for a dog to kick, present participle looking for a dog to kick, simple past and past participle looked for a dog to kick)

  1. (idiomatic) To seek someone or something to blame.

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