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The dog days

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Brace oneself for something

"Lit. to hang onto something or prop oneself against something in preparation for something that might cause one to fall, blow away, wash away, etc.
Fig. to prepare for the shock or force of something. "

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The dog days

Meaning

The hottest days of the summer
Some people believe there is a star called the dog star which can only be seen during a hot period in the summer.

Examples

At times, during the dog days of summer, the stream dries up completely.

 

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