go to the dogs

idiom

Definition of go to the dogs

informal
: to become ruined : to change to a much worse condition Our favorite restaurant has gone to the dogs lately. The economy is going to the dogs.

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“Go to the dogs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20the%20dogs. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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