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marking turf like a dog’s scent

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09:42 Jan 14, 2004
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: marking turf like a dog’s scent
marking turf like a dog’s scent
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Chinese translation:*
Explanation:
turf (mainly US informal) = the area which a group considers its own eg Judges feel that the courtroom is their private turf. The gymnastics team won the championship on home turf. => similar to territory, 'patch'

mark = some animals (eg dog and cat family) mark their territory with their scent (by urinating, spraying, secretions from special glands臭腺 etc)

scent = the smell left behind by an animal (动物的)遗臭,臭迹??
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marking turf like a dog’s scent
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Explanation:
turf (mainly US informal) = the area which a group considers its own eg Judges feel that the courtroom is their private turf. The gymnastics team won the championship on home turf. => similar to territory, 'patch'

mark = some animals (eg dog and cat family) mark their territory with their scent (by urinating, spraying, secretions from special glands臭腺 etc)

scent = the smell left behind by an animal (动物的)遗臭,臭迹??


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