What does "as sick as a dog" mean?

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as sick as a dog

Definition:

to be very ill

Usage:

conversational, informal

Sample Dialogue:

A: Scott's been out of school all week.
B: What's the matter with him?
A: I don't know, but he can't even get out of bed.
B: Wow, sounds like he's as sick as a dog.







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