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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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look for a dog to kick

To seek out someone to blame or castigate, especially someone who is not at fault. (Usually said in the continuous tense.) More...

KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:52:49 AM

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look for a dog to kick — To seek out someone to blame or castigate, especially someone who is not at fault. (Usually said in the continuous tense.)
Magnus v G
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:53:41 AM

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There are sadly dog kickers IRL. Dog-kickers ought to be kicking the bucket instead of hurting defenseless animals. Scum!
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 11:57:31 AM

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loo for a dog to kick
- It is a matter of fact that the Government has been looking for a dog to kick regards the issue caused by the BP in the recent oil accident in the Gulf of Mexico.
- My boss is investigating deeply some disturbances detected in the accounting department looking for a dog to kick due to some leaking of money.
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