sick in bed

sick in bed

remaining in bed while (one is) ill. Tom is sick in bed with the flu. He's been sick in bed for nearly a week.
See also: bed, sick
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23, 1937, cover of a teen-age girl lying sick in bed, sad because she was missing the big high school dance.
Eighty-three percent of Moms reported that their family members want to eat Chicken Noodle Soup when they are sick in bed and 93 percent of Moms agree that they serve Chicken Noodle Soup because it's warm, soothing and nourishing.
It was painful to face the fact that I couldn't "run" to the children when they were hurt, that I couldn't take them a glass of juice when they were sick in bed.