If a situation is dog eat dog, people will do anything to be successful, even if what they do harms other people.
Destructive or ruthless competition.
Getting ahead in life at any cost.
1. Show-business is a dog eat dog industry.
2. In a dog eat dog world, there is ruthless competition and everybody only thinks of themselves.
3. It pays to know who your real friends are in a dog eat dog world.
4. It’s dog eat dog, living in New York.
aggressive, brutal, competitive, cutthroat, every person for themselves, fierce, merciless, ruthless, unmerciful, vicious, voracious, without mercy