Common Expressions : To work like a dog

Idiom : To work like a dog

If you use the expression to work like a dog to describe someone’s work, that means he/she is working extremely hard, but the question here : Do dogs work that hard ?
Well, except if we’re talking about police dogs or seeing-eye dogs, most dogs are doing nothing but eating and sleeping.
Sometimes, people say that they work like a beaver.
Let’s see some examples :
– After college, I became a banker and now I work like a dog.
– Just keep working like a dog and you will be successful very soon.

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