take sick

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take sick

To be or become sick or unwell. I heard your sister has taken sick recently. I hope that it isn't anything too serious.
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take sick

 and take ill
to become ill. I took sick with a bad cold last week. I hope I don't take ill before final exams.
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take sick

Chiefly Southern US To become ill.
See also: sick, take