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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.--No!--Do not touch me, either.'
I am sick of hearing about ambulance staff being attacked and I am sick of hearing feeble excuses."
"I am sick and tired of business not following SBMA rules and regulations.
"I am sick of not seeing the consequences of things that are being done here, I am sick of the people's voice not being heard by the authorities," said one protester, who preferred to only give his first name, Istvan.
"This is an international airline and airport I know the rules I am following the rules I am sick I am allowed to say if I am sick you cannot force me to walk if I cannot walk " he says in the video as his voice breaks.
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?" or "Why don't you have a sandwich?" or "Do you throw up?" I liked all the articles in this issue, which made me feel that we are acceptable no matter what size or shape we are.