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Slightly ill

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Out of sorts

Not well, but not seriously ill (informal)

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Under the weather

Not well, but not seriously ill (informal)

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Feeling poorly

Not well, but not seriously ill (informal)

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Fighting off

Trying to get rid of

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Gone down with

Has caught, usually a non-serious illness

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Come down with

To start to suffer from an illness, especially one that is not serious

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Suffers from

Used for more long term problems

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Hurt

To give pain caused by an injury

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Ache

Persistent low-level pain

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Stinging

Sudden, burning pain

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Throbbing

Beating with pain

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Stiff neck

Pain and difficulty in moving your neck round

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Twisted her ankle

Injured by turning it suddenly

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Dizzy

A feeling that you are spinning round and can't balance

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Feverish

With a high temperature/fever

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Shivery

Shaking slightly, usually because if fever

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Sleepless

Without sleeping much

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Nauseous

Feeling that you want to vomit

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Trembling

Shaking

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Bunged up

Blocked (informal)

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Get over it

Get better, recover

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Recovering from

Getting better, used for more serious illness

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On the mend

Getting better

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Over the worst

Past the most difficult period

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Be back on her feet

Fully healthy again