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Sick as a DogTo suffer from an illness, to be very sickRate it:

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sick as a dogVery ill.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.Rate it:

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Dog-Eat-Dog WorldTo live a life associated by severe competition wherein people struggle ruthlessly to live or attain successRate it:

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be sickUsed other than as an idiom: be sick.Rate it:

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be sickto vomitRate it:

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I'm sickIndicates that the speaker has an illness.Rate it:

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sick and tiredbored to the point of wearinessRate it:

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sick and tiredannoyed or frustrated with something or someone, to the point of losing one's temper or patience.Rate it:

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sick and tiredAn expression of the weary, depressed, shocked, disillusioned, disappointed, oppressed, overworked.Rate it:

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sick as a parrotextremely sick; very ill.Rate it:

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sick as a parrotVery disappointed; miserable.Rate it:

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sick at heartDespairing, distressed, or anxious.Rate it:

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sick jokeA joke which is in poor taste, especially one which depicts as amusing a situation which the listener considers to be tragic or disgusting.Rate it:

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sick listA list of people who are illRate it:

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sick manA weak member of a peer group, especially the weakest.Rate it:

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sick noteA note from a doctor certifying the patient is ill, and therefore unable to go to work, school etc.Rate it:

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sick noteSomeone who dodges work because of sickness, implying they are faking it.Rate it:

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sick puppyIn a morbid or gruesome way.Rate it:

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sick upTo vomit.Rate it:

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take sickTo become ill.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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Dog's LifeA be miserable and awful, to have harsh survival without much pleasure or prosperityRate it:

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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMaking people change their habits or adjusting to new skills is impossible, It is very hard to make people change their waysRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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on the internet nobody knows you're a dogIt is easy to conceal one's identity on the internet.Rate it:

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dog's lifeA life of indolence where the individual may do as he or she pleases, just like a pampered dog.Rate it:

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what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:

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yellow dogA Carolina dog.Rate it:

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a hit dog will hollaif one is guilty, then that guilt will ultimately be revealed.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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beware of the dogbeware of the dogRate it:

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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown AleRate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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dog and catA team comprised of one male and one female, who are either working as associates or where one is the second in command to the other.Rate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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dog and pony showOriginally, a small, traveling circus featuring animals as entertainment.Rate it:

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dog aroundTo follow diligently.Rate it:

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dog daysHot weatherRate it:

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Dog Days of SummerThe hottest and mainly moist days of summer, mostly the July and AugustRate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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dog in the mangerSomeone who denies to others something that he or she cannot use.Rate it:

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