Meaning of (A CASE OF) DOG EAT DOG in English
- (A CASE OF) DOG EAT DOG
a situation in business, politics, etc. where there is a lot of competition and people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed :
I'm afraid in this line of work it's a case of dog eat dog.
We're operating in a dog-eat-dog world.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005