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Expressions with DOG

every dog has its day = everyone has a chance for success

“It is so true that every dog has its day. I finally got my dream job!”

in the dog house (adj) = in trouble (usually with your wife)

“I forgot our wedding anniversary. Now I’m in the doghouse.”

work like a dog (v) = do alot / work hard

“I have been working like a dog since the rest my team went on vacation.”

can’t teach an old dog new tricks = the older you get, the less you change

“Even though you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, I’m hoping my father will start eating better.”

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