The Whole World and His Dog

What Does "The Whole World and His Dog" Mean?

"The whole world and his dog" is an English idiom indicating that a large or overwhelming number of people are present or participating in a particular event, gathering, or situation.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "the whole world and his dog" used in a sentence:

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