sick as a dog

This page is about the idiom sick as a dog


If you're as sick as a dog, you're very sick.

For example

  • I've been as sick as a dog since I ate those sausage rolls.

  • Helen hates to miss work, so she really must be sick as a dog if she isn't here.

Quick Quiz

Gerry is as sick as a dog, so he should

a. go to see a vet

b. go to a hospital

c. get a new dog
a) go to see a vet b) go to a hospital c) get a new dog

See Idiom of the Day today

Contributor: Matt Errey