fall ill


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fall ill

To become sick. Mom has fallen ill, so she can't watch the kids tonight after all. I heard you fell ill yesterday—I hope it's nothing serious.
See also: fall, ill

fall ill

Fig. to become ill. Tom fell ill just before he was to perform. We both fell ill after eating the baked fish.
See also: fall, ill
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It won't do to fall ill, though," he grumbled; and so saying, he wrapped himself in a blanket, and lay down under the awning.
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A DINER DINER is suing Gleneagles is suing Gleneagles hotel for PS5000 after hotel for PS5000 after becoming one of more than becoming one of more than 30 people to fall ill during an 30 people to fall ill during an outbreak of norovirus at the outbreak of norovirus at the luxury resort.
A spokesman for the law firm said that the cruise operator has agreed to settle the case without formally admitting liability for causing the passengers to fall ill.
Humans who fall ill with what might be MERS in poor countries like Sudan are not being tested," he said.
No details of the food which may have made the workers fall ill have been given but all the men worked at the same company.
Our holiday was ruined as Cai was only 18 months old and we were terrified he would fall ill.
If roads need gritting, or bins need emptying, or we fall ill then we expect services to be provided on tap.
According to him, blood samples had been taken to verify what caused the girls to fall ill.
PEOPLE who fall ill on holiday miss more than pounds 300 worth of their sunshine break, a poll found.
As a teacher, I have observed that when a child with fever comes to class, the next day one or more children fall ill.
Feedback has shown carers worry about what will happen to the person they look after if they fall ill suddenly or had an accident.
Of the estimated 7m people who fall ill each year on their hols 90% are stomach related and one third of all holidaymakers complain that their holidays were spoiled because of it.
Around one in ten people who fall ill die from the disease.
Chloe is the latest holidaymaker to fall ill after staying at the three-star all-inclusive Club Aguamar in Majorca.