green around the gills


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green around the gills

Nauseated. After all that drinking last night, I sure am green around the gills today. The steady rocking of the boat caused Colleen to be green around the gills.
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green around the gills

If someone looks green around the gills, they look ill, as if they are going to vomit. Kenny stumbled out from the washroom looking rather green around the gills. Note: The gills of a fish are the organs it uses to breathe instead of lungs. This is being used as a humorous term for the mouth.
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green around the gills

verb
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But I reckon the only punters feeling green around the gills by 2pm will be Gers fans and anyone who hasn't snapped up a slice of Celtic to win at 6/4.
This team's been through too much to have its tallest player sit out because he was sick,'' said Henderson, looking a little green around the gills.
GILLINGHAM heroes Tommy Johnson and Danny Spiller (left) are all smiles as Johnson's goal helps the Kent side leave Charlton feeling distinctly green around the gills yesterday, writes Bruce Millington.
He said: "He's not too bad on the move but occasionally he gets a bit travel sick and he goes green around the gills.
Houston, 23, was left green around the gills with seasickness just FIVE MILES out of port.
But Tuesday night, she looked a little green around the gills standing among the swarm of eighth-grade students and their parents waiting to be ushered into the high school auditorium for a preview of the freshman curriculum.
He was the first driver of the revolutionary, but ill-fated, Advanced Passenger Train - dumped because it's unique tilt system left its passengers decidedly green around the gills.
Look very carefully at the video on 3am online now and you can see the point where he gets a bit green around the gills and has to let nature take its course.
ANDY Thomson left United looking green around the gills as Gillingham delivered a real coupon-buster.
Looking green around the gills, the actor suddenly turned and fled towards the toilets - but only made it as far as a burger van before a torrent of vomit erupted from his tortured stomach.