Catch Word #97 – Working like a dog

Many people try their best and put in a lot of effort at work or school. This week, we’re talking about expressions that mean to work hard. You can work like a dog, work your butt off, or put your nose to the grindstone. As usual, we give you lots of examples and teach you about how you can use these expressions.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Back-to-school
  • To work like a dog
  • To pay off
  • To work your butt off
  • Slang for buttocks
  • To pull it off
  • That’d be fun
  • Dropping the g in ing
  • To keep your nose to the grindstone
  • Are you with me?
  • To be swamped
  • To have something on the go

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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