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to have a dog in the fight

Submitted by DanielZ on Tue, 05/02/2019 - 02:25

Meanings of "to have a dog in the ..."

English

to be partial, as in:

"I take it you have a dog in the fight?" suggesting the listener is favorable to one party or side.

Explained by DanielZ on Tue, 05/02/2019 - 02:25
Explained by DanielZ
English

to be affected by or to have a particular interest in the outcome of a situation.

Explained by St. Sol on Mon, 11/02/2019 - 15:29
Explained by St. Sol
Russian

быть вовлечённым во что-л. или иметь личный интерес к исходу ситуации.

Explained by St. Sol on Mon, 11/02/2019 - 15:31
Explained by St. Sol