Today’s idiom: “sick as a dog”

5 Feb

When you’re feeling really sick, it’s common to say “I’m sick as a dog”.

It’s not clear where this expression comes from, but dogs are used in several negative expressions (for example: “dog tired”, “gone to the dogs”, “dog’s breakfast”, “go to the dogs”).

sick as a dogHere is another way of saying that you’re feeling sick.

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