Also, take sick or ill. Become ill, as in It's just my luck to get sick on vacation, or When was she taken ill? [Ninth century]
Become disgusted, as in We got sick as we learned how much money was wasted, or I get sick when I hear about his debts. [Early 1500s] Also see make one sick.
Also, get sick to one's stomach; be sick. Become nauseated, vomit, as in If you eat any more candy you'll get sick, or Sick to her stomach every morning? She must be pregnant. [Early 1600s]
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And not just sick in the body but in your mind, because you start obsessing.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
I was sick in street gutters, onto my desk, at dinners with friends.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We are the sick ones who torment trans people every day of their lives.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is there any chance the potential 2016 hopeful will stand up to the right and embrace paid sick leave?
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
I suppose he is sick of the sound of them, or perhaps it is because he feels obliged to be conscientious in teaching Beethoven!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
After the battle of the Pyramids he fell sick, and before the Syrian expedition, applied to return to France.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
So we placed some of these holy relics upon the sick man, at the same time offering our vows for him, and then he improved.
One was to the deanship, of Santiago de Castro, a sick man who has not left his house for more than three years.