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14 Everyday Conversational Expressions Well-being, Health, Medicine p.3

 

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* 14 Well-being, Health, Medicine (p.3 of 6)

 

14.11 When you feel like vomiting

 

I think Im going to vomit. Listen <My stomach is upset. I think Im going to vomit.>

I think Im going to throw up. Listen <I have eaten too much. I think Im going to throw up.>

I think Im going to barf. Listen <I feel dizzy. I think Im going to barf.>

I feel like throwing up. Listen <Im airsick. I feel like throwing up. Ask a flight attendant to give me a barf bag.>

I feel nauseous. Listen <Im seasick. I feel nauseous.>

I feel sick to my stomach Listen <I cant eat. I feel sick to my stomach.>

Im sick to my stomach. Listen <I dont feel well. Im sick to my stomach.>

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14.12 When you are dizzy

 

Im dizzy. Listen <I have a headache. Im dizzy.>

I feel dizzy. Listen <I cant walk. I feel dizzy.>

Im so dizzy I have to sit down. Listen <The flight was dreadful. Im so dizzy I have to sit down.>

Im so dizzy I cant stand up. Listen <This jet ski ride was the worst experience in my life. Im so dizzy I cant stand up.>

Im going to faint. Listen <Open up the window, let the air in. Im going to faint.>

I feel like Im going to faint. Listen <I told you I couldnt take a boat ride. I feel like Im going to faint.>

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14.13 When you have a pain in the head

 

I have a headache. Listen <Give me an aspirin. I have a headache.>

I have an excruciating headache. Listen <I need to go to bed. I have an excruciating headache.>

I have a migraine. Listen <I can hardly walk. I have a migraine.>

My head hurts. Listen <I cant do any work now. My head hurts.>

My head is killing me. Listen <I cant talk on the phone now. My head is killing me.>

My head is pounding. Listen <I need a good sleep. My head is pounding.>

My head is throbbing. Listen <I cant see well. Im about to vomit. My head is throbbing.>

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14.14 When you have a pain in the back

 

I have a pain in my back. Listen <I can hardly move. I have a pain in my back.>

My back hurts. Listen <Its hard for me to walk. My back hurts.>

My back is sore. Listen <I cant lift a small weight. My back is sore.>

I have an aching back. Listen <Its impossible for me to drive. I have an aching back.>

I can't bend over. Listen <Something is wrong with my spine. I cant bend over.>

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14.15 When you have a pain in a particular place

 

It hurts here. Listen A There is pain in this place. <Look, it hurts there.>

It hurts when I breathe. Listen <Something is wrong with my respiratory tract or probably lungs. It hurts when I breathe.>

It hurts after I eat. Listen <Something is wrong with my liver or stomach. It hurts after I eat.>

It hurts when I run. Listen <Something is wrong with my knees. It hurts when I run.>

It hurts when I stand up. Listen <Something is wrong with my legs. It hurts when I stand up.>

It hurts when I do this. Listen <Look, it hurts when I do this.>

I can't step down on my foot. Listen <I cant step down on my foot. It hurts very much.>

I can't put pressure on my foot. Listen <I cant put pressure on my foot. The pain is excruciating.>

My arm hurts when I move it like this. Listen <My arm hurts when I move it like this. And like that, too.>

My ears hurt when it's noisy. Listen <My ears hurt when it is noisy. I get dizzy.>

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