Suffering an attack of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
suffer an attack of (some illness) (redirected from suffering an attack of)
suffer an attack of (some illness)
To be stricken by a sudden or acute onset of some kind of illness or its symptoms. I went to bed early last night after suffering a severe attack of indigestion. He suffered an asthma attack halfway through the hike.
suffer an attack (of an illness)
1. Go to an attack (of an illness).
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A WONDERFUL compliment passed the lips of Patrick Vieira this week which should please Stoke fans sick of being told their team is uglier than Andrew Lloyd Webber suffering an attack of
facial herpes: "There are no teams like Stoke in Italy," said Vieira.
CARR Mill Dam is suffering an attack of
blue-green algae and so St Helens Angling Association have cancelled all matches and advise pleasure fishermen to stay away.