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on the sick list

Ill or unwell; indisposed due to poor health. Jim has been on the sick list for over a month now. If he doesn't get better soon, we're going to have to replace him!
See also: list, on, sick

sick list

A list of people who are ill or indisposed due to poor health. Jim has been on the sick list for over a month now. If he doesn't get better soon, we're going to have to replace him!
See also: list, sick
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Come On Jonny's return to the racecourse this year was delayed until last month because he had been on the sick list with stomach ulcers.
TWO city agencies who were performing so badly that they were threatened with a loss of council grants have finally been taken off the sick list.
Hefin o'hare, pictured, is emerging as the most likely member of the Giants' sick list to be included in the squad for Saturday's trip to Salford (6.
Meanwhile, Spurs' Sean Davis will be out for up to three months after surgery on his persistent knee injury and is therefore added to the Spurs sick list before tomorrow's match.
When Paul first saw the original sick list it contained household names like former Man About The House sitcom star Paula Wilcox and actresses Ann Holloway and Nastasha Pyne, who starred in the 1970's comedy series Father, Dear Father.
Basically, anyone that made it to the room and up to the desk was promptly struck off the sick list.
Also on the sick list last week were Juve's Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, defender Alessandro Birindelli, midfielder Gianluca Zambrotta, striker Marcelo Salas, striker David Trezeguet, defender Ciro Ferrara and midfielder Alessio Tacchinardi.
The so-called Sick List is based on death rates from cancer and heart disease, hospital waiting lists, hip operations and deaths from "avoidable" diseases such as TB and asthma.
Willie Faloon, Miah Nikora, Eoin Griffin and Nathan White are also on the sick list.
Welsh international Rhys Thomas is out with a leg fracture and he has been joined on the sick list by Fiji captain Deacon Manu and Peter Edwards, who both sustained broken arms in last Friday's draw with Leinster.
A CRACKDOWN to get a million people off Britain's sick list starts tomorrow.
WORK WOE: The Force says officers on the sick list help provide a quality police service
The omens were not good when scrum-half Toby Handley and on-loan flanker Hese Fakatou cried off in the morning to join young centre Alex Grove on the sick list.
CYRLIGHT was yesterday reported to be on the sick list as his name was missing from entries for the French Champion Hurdle a week today, but the five-year-old will return in the autumn when he could make his long-awaited British debut, writes Desmond Stoneham.
Joint boss Tony Lowery, happy with a goalless draw at home to Newcastle Benfield Saints on Saturday, said today: "We've got eight men on the sick list and we want Dean to give us a helping hand.