make (one) sick

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make (one) sick

1. Literally, to cause one to be ill, especially to vomit. I think those oysters made me sick. I felt awful all night. The choppiness of the waves made me sick almost instantly, and I had to vomit over the side of the boat.
2. To disgust one. Those slasher movies make me sick. Why would anyone want to watch that? How could you possibly lie to me again? You make me sick!
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make someone sick

to disgust someone. I am really tired of your vile talk. You make me sick! She screamed at him that he made her sick and then she ran out of the house.
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make one sick

Disgust one, as in Your constant complaining makes me sick. This expression transfers the sensations of physical illness to strong negative sentiments. [c. 1800]
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make somebody ˈsick

(informal) make somebody angry or disgusted: You make me sick, lying around in front of the TV all day!Look how much these people are earning! It makes you sick.
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However those making sick, personal comments seem to be accepted in this day and age.
They should concentrate on making sick people well.
Regis said the administrator is taking a phased approached to his eventual goal of making sick leave cash-outs only available only to retirees.
As for making sick days a voluntary employer responsibility: When half of all private sector workers in Eugene lack paid sick days, it is clear that this approach has not worked.
AN Islamic fanatic yesterday pleaded guilty to making sick videos ridiculing the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.
Surely her investors would rather see her making sick people better, rather than boosting her bank account filling the wrinkles of those who can pay for it?
London, Mar 19 ( ANI ): A student has been arrested after allegedly making sick comments about Fabrice Muamba, the Premier League footballer who collapsed with a heart attack during the first half of a FA Cup tie between Tottenham Hotspur and Bolton.
SCOTLAND'S top policeman has backed the officer who exposed a councillor for making sick comments about a nine-year-old rape victim.
Gray tried to get him to get up and then he was making sick jokes about Stephen Gately when the people carrying the stretcher were coming on," revealed Best.
A DISGRACED Midlands soccer coach has escaped going to jail despite being caught making sick child porn images.
JONATHAN Ross was caught in a new row last night after making sick jokes on his radio comeback about having sex with an 80-year-old.
Jane Sharpe, Rays of Sunshine executive, said: "These awards were created for a simple reason - because making sick children feel a little happier is a most important job.
During this stage, the virus content of the stool is very high, making sick dogs extremely contagious.