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dog in the manger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: mean) (figurado)el perro del hortelano exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
 You have lost interest in her but you won't let your brother ask her out, aren't you being a bit of a dog in the manger?
 Has perdido interés en ella pero no permites que tu hermano le pida salir, ¿no te estás comportando como el perro del hortelano?
dog-in-the-manger adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (mean spirited)envidioso/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
Note: Hyphens are used when the term is an adjective
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