ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS: DOG
ANIMAL EXPRESSIONS: DOG: meaning and examples
Today we will continue with expressions in English that include animals. We will look at expressions with dog today.
Today's 1st expression is: as sick as a dog (informal)
It means: to be very ill; to be vomiting a lot.
Sandra: We had to cancel the meeting.
Sandra: The boss is as sick as a dog. He went home for the day.
Today's 2nd expression is: dog eat dog
It means: a situation, usually in business or politics, where there is a lot of competition and people are willing to harm each other to become successful.
We're operating in a dog eat dog world.
It's a case of dog eat dog in the television industry.
Today's 3rd expression is: every dog has his/its day
It's used: to say that every person will have a time in their life when they are important, lucky or successful. We often use it to remind someone that they will eventually be successful.
Be patient! Remember that every dog has its day.
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