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Idioms

sick as a dog

This page is about the idiom sick as a dog

Meaning

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

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Contributor: Matt Errey