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In the Doghouse

You are in the doghouse when someone is angry at you for something that you have done. Although this expression can be used in all kinds of situations and contexts, it tends to be most often used in regard to men who are in trouble with their wives or girlfriends. Here are some sample sentences that demonstrate the use of this English idiom:

Alfredo has been
in the doghouse ever since he bought his wife anti-aging cream for Valentine’s Day.
Do you want to be
in the doghouse? Buying your wife a gym membership for her birthday may not be a good idea.

Are you a man who would like to avoid being
in the doghouse? For some useful advice, check out the following funny video:

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