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    dog

    "She works like a dog."

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    Re: dog

    It means to work very hard.

    Its origin is probably that, basically, a sheepdog works from dawn till dusk for only room and board and affection.

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    Re: dog

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It means to work very hard.

    Its origin is probably that, basically, a sheepdog works from dawn till dusk for only room and board and affection.
    "labor of love"

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