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What are sheep dogs? #1 (permalink) Tue Jun 07, 2011 15:17 pm   What are sheep dogs?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #131 "Real Life: Farm Animals (1)", question 7

Sheep ......... -- as well as other herding breeds -- are used to help farmers round up herds of grazing animals like sheep and cows.

(a) wolves
(b) dogs
(c) cats

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #131 "Real Life: Farm Animals (1)", answer 7

Sheep dogs -- as well as other herding breeds -- are used to help farmers round up herds of grazing animals like sheep and cows.

Correct answer: (b) dogs

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what does it mean?
is there also a proverb 'cow dogs'?

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What are sheep dogs? #2 (permalink) Tue Jun 07, 2011 18:04 pm   What are sheep dogs?
 

A sheep-dog is a dog which has been specially trained to round up sheep.
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