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Phrase of the Day: ‘(as) sick as a dog’

English lesson - as sick as a dog



‘(as) sick as a dog’  /(æz) sɪk æz ə dɒg/

If someone is “(as) sick as a dog”, they are very ill, perhaps to the extent of throwing up. You can also use it in situations where you feel extremely disappointed about something. It is more common in spoken English.

“I have to cancel our tennis match—I feel sick as a dog after last night.”