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be sick

1. To be ill or generally unwell. I was really sick last week and had to miss several days of work. I don't think I'll come out to the party, I'm a bit sick.
2. To be nauseated. I'm going to be sick driving around all these winding mountain roads.
3. To vomit. Primarily heard in UK. After drinking an entire bottle of vodka, Jim was sick all over his shoes.
4. To be repelled or disgusted by something. I'm sick thinking about how much we have to pay for our medical insurance.
See also: sick
References in classic literature ?
I am sick of seeing people for the last few days come down and take photographs of it for every little rag that goes to press.
I am sick, my little Dormouse, very, very sick--and from an illness which frightens me
I needn't stay in the dark all my life, if I am sick, need I?
Let her come," he answered; "I am sick for tidings, perhaps she can tell of the impi.
But I am sick at heart, not only for old times, but for the present.
So that I have no society; I live alone; I am sick of it -- my mind preys on itself.
Oh, but I am sick and weary of it all, and I would give half that I am worth to see my good dame sitting in peace beside me, and to hear the bells of Norwich town.
I am sick and faint, and every faculty of life seems dead within me.
Let me tell you for my part that I am sick of this.
I am serious, Miss Woodhouse, whatever your penetrating eyes may fancyI am sick of England and would leave it tomorrow, if I could.
I am sick, very sick," he said with a despairing gesture.
I am sick, sick, sick, even unto death, Of the hollow and high-sounding vanities Of the populous Earth
I will remember what I was, I am sick of rope and chain-- I will remember my old strength and all my forest affairs.
You can go at once for all I care; I am sick enough of your company.
I am sick of Mrs General's good breeding and refinement, papa,' said Fanny.