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* 14 Well-being, Health, Medicine (p.1 of 6)


14.1�� When a person is in good health


He looks good.�� Listen�� <�Look at uncle John. He looks good.�>

He�s looking good.�� Listen�� <�The baby is plump and happy. He�s looking good.�>

He looks like a million dollars.�� Listen�� <�I remember what he looked like three years ago. He had his surgery then. He is much, much better now. He looks like a million dollars.�>

She is the picture of health.�� Listen�� <�I�m looking at Kelly�s wedding photographs. She is the picture of health.�>

Her face is glowing with health.�� Listen�� <�Her Mexican vacation helped her a lot. Her face is glowing with health.�>

Her doctor gave her a clean bill of health.�� Listen�� A �The doctor gave her a good report of her physical condition.��� <�Tests show that she doesn�t have any significant disease. Her doctor gave her a clean bill of health.�>

He is healthy as a horse.�� Listen�� <�This athlete regularly runs the Olympic Marathon distance for training. He is healthy as a horse.� >

She is fresh as a daisy.�� Listen�� <�Obviously, this actress takes very good care of herself. She is fresh as a daisy.�>

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14.2�� When you are not well


I�m sick.�� Listen�� <�Are you OK?� � �I�m sick.� � �What�s wrong with you?�>

I feel sick.�� Listen�� <�Are you feeling OK?� � �I feel sick.� ��I�m sorry to hear that. What seems to be the trouble?�>

I�m sick as a dog.�� Listen�� <�How�re you feeling?� � �I�m sick as a dog.�>

I feel ill.�� Listen�� <�How do you feel?� � �I feel ill.�>

I don�t feel well.�� Listen�� <�Are you all right?� � �I don�t feel well.�>

I don�t feel so well.�� Listen�� <�Do you feel all right?� � �I don�t feel so well.�>

I feel weak.�� Listen�� <�How�s your health?� � �I feel week.�>

I feel lousy.�� Listen�� <�You seem sick. I�m concerned.� � �I feel lousy.�>

I feel under the weather.�� Listen�� A �I feel as if the weather is taking its toll on me. I feel ill.��� <�Do you feel all right?� � �No. I feel under the weather.�>

I�m not feeling myself.�� Listen�� <�How�re you doing?� � �I�m not feeling myself.�>

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14.3�� When you are worn out


I�m exhausted.�� Listen�� <�What�s wrong with you?� � �Oh, it�s my work. I�m exhausted.�>

I�m ready to faint.�� Listen�� <�How�re you doing?� � �I�m ready to faint.�>

I need some rest.�� Listen�� <�Something�s wrong with me. I need some rest.�>

I need a vacation.�� Listen�� <�I�ve been working too much lately. I need a vacation.�>

I need a day off.�� Listen�� <�Boss, I�ve done my part for this week. I need a day off.�>

I need to take a day off.�� Listen�� <�I am worn out. I need to take a day off.�>

I need a nap.�� Listen�� <�I have been driving all night. I need a nap.�>

I need some downtime.�� Listen�� <�I worked two shifts back to back. I need some downtime.�>

I need a break.�� Listen�� <�I am overworked. I need a break.�>

I need to take a break.�� Listen�� <�I�m tired. I need to take a break.�>

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14.4�� When a person does not look well


You don�t look well.�� Listen�� <�You don�t look well. Take it easy. Do you want to go to bed?�>

You don�t look too good.�� Listen�� <�You don�t look too good. Why don�t you take a day off?�>

You don�t look so good.�� Listen�� <�You don�t look so good. Why don�t you take a short vacation?�>

You�re pale.�� Listen�� <�You�re pale. You need fresh air.�>

You look pale.�� Listen�� <�You look pale. Go home and take a nap.�>

You�re white as a ghost.�� Listen�� <�You�re white as a ghost. Go to bed immediately. I�m calling a doctor.�>

You look flushed.�� Listen�� <�Sit down and rest. You look flushed. Wow! Your blood pressure is out of whack.�>

Your face is flushed.�� Listen�� <�Your face is flushed. Are you dizzy? I�m concerned about you.�>

You look like you need some sleep.�� Listen�� <�You look like you need some sleep. Why don�t you go to bed?�>

You look tired.�� Listen�� <�You look tired. You need some rest.�>

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