BEING ILL-2 (REVIEW)
BEING ILL-2 (REVIEW): meaning and examples
I was a bit ill yesterday, but it was nothing serious. I am already beginning to feel better.
Today we continue with expressions related to being ill (which were originally sent in May of 2004).
The difference between sick and ill
Both of these words mean "enfermo," but ill is more common in the UK and sick is more common in the US. However, there is lots of variation.
Be sick and get sick can also refer to vomiting, especially in the UK. When you vomit, food that you have eaten suddenly comes out of your stomach through your mouth.
Something I ate at lunch is making me feel ill. I think I'm going to be sick.
There are other more colloquial synonyms of vomit or get sick:
-To Throw up
-To Shoot the cat
Something I ate at lunch is making me feel ill. I think I'm going to throw up.
Something I ate at lunch is making me feel sick. I think I'm going to barf.
Example 2 and Example 3 are a little more informal, especially Example 3.
Tomorrow we will continue with expression related to being ill.
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