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Illness Idioms

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I woke up this morning with a terrible head cold. I’m now writing this lesson in bed surrounded by tissues and orange juice and I’m feeling very sorry for myself! So, why not write a lesson based on illness idioms, I thought...that will make me feel better! In the following idioms, which do you think is the correct missing word?
Lesson by Caroline

  • 1. I feel absolutely terrible, as sick as a ___.

  • 2. Are you ok Alex? You look a bit under the ___.

  • 3. I felt awful yesterday, but today I feel as right as ___!

  • 4. She was off work for a while, but now she's back on her ___.

  • 5. She isn't sick; she's just a bit ___ down. I think she needs to take a holiday.

  • 6. Yesterday, I had a ___ headache. I had to lie down and close my eyes.

  • 7. If you want to do the three peaks challenge where you climb three mountains in 24 hours, you have to be as fit as a ___.