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1

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]

2

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.

3

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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