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fall ill

To become sick. Mom has fallen ill, so she can't watch the kids tonight after all. I heard you fell ill yesterday—I hope it's nothing serious.
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fall ill

Fig. to become ill. Tom fell ill just before he was to perform. We both fell ill after eating the baked fish.
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Now, how much I am indebted to you I realised when you told me that you were spending for my benefit the sum which you are always reported to have laid by at your bankers; but, now that I have learnED that you never possessed such a fund, but that, on hearing of my destitute plight, and being moved by it, you decided to spend upon me the whole of your salary--even to forestall it--and when I had fallen ill, actually to sell your clothes--when I learnED all this I found myself placed in the harassing position of not knowing how to accept it all, nor what to think of it.
Besides this, the care of her large family was a constant worry to her: first, the nursing of her young baby did not go well, then the nurse had gone away, now one of the children had fallen ill.
However that might be, on the fourth day she had fallen ill, with shivering fits and hot fits, turn and turn about.
"We received information that few students have fallen ill after having breakfast at Telangana Minorities Residential Girl's School.
The police operation room received a call on Wednesday morning saying a man in his 30s had fallen ill on top of the moutain and needed help, according to Colonel Saeed Rashid Al Yamahi, Head of the Air Wing Section at RAK Police.
News Report A day-labourer has died and five others, including two female ones, have fallen ill reportedly after taking excessive liquor in the city's Meradia area.
Reports said the crew member had fallen ill on the Belfast-to-Liverpool crossing.
Kier Pritchard said he "fully supports" the decisions taken by officers who thought initially the couple had fallen ill after taking illegal drugs.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Friday that two Swiss athletes have fallen ill because of the norovirus, but they were not staying in the Athlete's Village of the PyeongChang Olympics.
The Humber Coastguard received a report a man had fallen ill on a boat heading towards Seahouses in Northumberland at around 6.40pm on Saturday.
HUNDREDS of passengers have fallen ill after an outbreak of norovirus on a cruise ship which is due to set sail from Tyneside this month.
At first it looks like an extreme reaction to a dodgy stew as the rest of the group have fallen ill - but when lab reports reveal there was poison in the pot, Humphrey is left wondering why the victim was the only one to end up in the mortuary.
DOZENS of Brits were last night feared to be among hundreds of tourists who have fallen ill at a hotel in Cuba.
Health and food safety authorities in Abu Dhabi are investigating a suspected case of mass food poisoning after 236 workers have fallen ill at a labour camp in the Western Region of the emirate.
The Robert Koch Institute said Tuesday no one has fallen ill for three weeks - a period that covers the disease's incubation time.