be sick

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be sick

1. To be ill or generally unwell. I was really sick last week and had to miss several days of work. I don't think I'll come out to the party, I'm a bit sick.
2. To be nauseated. I'm going to be sick driving around all these winding mountain roads.
3. To vomit. Primarily heard in UK. After drinking an entire bottle of vodka, Jim was sick all over his shoes.
4. To be repelled or disgusted by something. I'm sick thinking about how much we have to pay for our medical insurance.
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be ˈsick

(British English) bring food from your stomach back out through your mouth; vomit: I was sick three times in the night.The dog had been violently sick on the floor.
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References in classic literature ?
I am sick of seeing people for the last few days come down and take photographs of it for every little rag that goes to press.
I am sick, my little Dormouse, very, very sick--and from an illness which frightens me
I needn't stay in the dark all my life, if I am sick, need I?
Let her come," he answered; "I am sick for tidings, perhaps she can tell of the impi.
But I am sick at heart, not only for old times, but for the present.
So that I have no society; I live alone; I am sick of it -- my mind preys on itself.
I am sick of hearing about the affair, and many a quarrel I have had in your cause.
Oh, but I am sick and weary of it all, and I would give half that I am worth to see my good dame sitting in peace beside me, and to hear the bells of Norwich town.
I am sick and faint, and every faculty of life seems dead within me.
I AM sick of people saying it is sick or gross to see an old couple holding hands, linking arms or kissing in public.
I am sick and tired of asking when the authorities are going to come up with answers to stop the pavement being used by irresponsible cyclists?
I am sick to death of these people wasting my hard earned money.
I am sick of people asking me "Don't you eat enough?
I am sick and tired of motorists who misuse their hooters.
I am sick and tired of this country letting every type of person in without checking who they are and what they are doing here.