Being Sick

English Vocabulary 18 March 2010 | 2 Comments

Here are some expressions to use when you aren’t feeling so well. It’s important to learn these in case you are traveling abroad and you need someone to help you.

I’m under the weather.
I’m feeling run down.
I’m sick. or I’m ill.
I’m coming down with something.
I caught a cold.
I have a cold. or I have a virus. or I have the flu. (Notice you use ‘the’ with flu and ‘a’ with cold and virus.)
I have a headache.
My head is throbbing.
I have a stomach ache.
I’m nauseated.
I just vomited. or I just threw up.
I can’t keep any food down.
I have a runny nose.
My nose is running.
I’m congested. or I’m stopped up.
I have fever. or I have a temperature.
My temperature is 104 degrees F.
I have chills.
I have aches and pains.
I’m dizzy.
I feel faint.

Please leave me a comment if you have any questions about any of these expressions.

2 Responses on “Being Sick”

  1. Carito says:

    Hey!!
    thanks.. i’m a teacher of English so this is useful for me and my lessons.

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    Liked it a lot!!

  2. Yvonne says:

    Thanks for stopping by! I’m glad you like the site. Let me know if you ever have any questions!

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