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Free Vocabulary Practice: Idioms for Health, Illness and Death

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Free Vocabulary Practice: Idioms for Health, Illness and Death

2-A gammy leg (slang) 3-Housemaid’s knee (Colloquial) 4-Tennis elbow (Colloquial) 5-A slipped disc (Colloquial) 6-An ingrowing toenail 7-Farmers’ lung (colloquial) 8-Bird fanciers’ disease (colloquial) 9-The trots (slang) 10-The galloping gut rots (slang) 11-The runs (slang) NOT FEELING 100%
(Responses to: How are you?)

C-a swollen joint in the leg D-a weak heart E-an upset stomach F-diarrhoia G-loose stools H- pulmonary fibrosis/chronic lung disease I-spinal damage J-to be lame

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1-So ... 2-As well as ... 3-Could be ... 4-Not as well ... 5-Can’t ...

A... as I would like B... better C... can be expected (under the circumstances) D... complain, I suppose. E... so INFECTIONS, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT

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Choose which columns below can be chosen to complete the following:1-To be infected with 2-To complain of 3-To have 4-To undergo ...................................... ...................................... ...................................... ......................................

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A
(an ailment) hayfever a virus a cold

B
surgery an operation radio-therapy chemo-therapy

C
(a contagious disease) measles diphtheria typhoid a virus

D
(symptoms) headache stomach ache giddiness vomiting

E
a scan an x-ray a blood test an examination, an injection a tooth filled a tooth removed

TO BE VERY ILL 1-To be riddled with ................................. 2-To be living on borrowed ................................. 3-To be in declining

cancer disease health

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Free Vocabulary Practice: Idioms for Health, Illness and Death

................................. 4-To have a degenerative ................................. 5-To be in a bad ................................. TO HAVE A SECOND CHANCE 1-To be given a new ..................... of life 2-To be following a new ................................. <>()<> WHEN RECUPERATING AFTER AN ILLNESS 1-To ....................... (=to rest after illness) 2-To take it .................................

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TO BE NEAR DEATH 1-To be at death’s ................................. 2-To be near the ................................. 3-To be wasting ................................. 4-To be about to ................................. it (slang) 5-To be about to meet one’s .................................
(idiom)

away bed croak decrepit door end legs maker

6-To be on one’s last ................................. 7-To be on one’s death ................................. 8-To be old and ................................. DYING 1-To be beyond ................................. 2-To kick the ................................
(slang/disrespectful)

away bucket help maker on sky

3-To meet one’s ..................................... 4-To pass ................................................. 5-To pass .................................................. 6-To go to that great (bakery) in the ............
(railway station for railworker, bakery for a baker, etc)

AFTER DEATH
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Free Vocabulary Practice: Idioms for Health, Illness and Death

(Important: Do not use the following when speaking to someone who has been recently bereaved) 1-To be ............................. under 2-To be ................ up the ..............

daisies feet pushing six

More free exercises by Bibi Baxter THE ANSWER KEY
100% FITNESS 1-To be as fit as a FIDDLE 2-To be bursting with HEALTH 3-To be in fine FETTLE 4-To be the PICTURE of health 5-To be as fresh as a DAISY 6-To be safe and SOUND (after drama) 7-To be found without a SCRATCH on him/her (after being missing) 8-To be in the PINK INFECTIONS, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT TO BE VERY ILL AILMENTS 1-D, 2-J, 3-C, 4-B, 5-I, 6-A, 7-H, 8-H, 9-(FGE), 10-(FGE), 11(FGE) NOT FEELING 100% 1-E, 2-C, 3-B, 4-A, 5-D

1-To be infected with ( typhoid, a virus, an infectious disease, diphtheria, measles, typhoid)

1-To be riddled with CANCER.

2-To be living on borrowed TIME 2-To complain of a cold, a headache, a stomachache, giddiness, vomiting 3-To be in declining HEALTH

3-To have a cold, a virus, a scan, an x-ray, a blood test, an examination, an injury, vomiting, an operation, radio therapy, chemo-therapy, measles, diphtheria, a tooth filled, an examination, an injection, a tooth removed

4-To have a degenerative DISEASE

5-To be in a bad WAY

4-To undergo an operation DYING 1-To be beyond HELP AFTER DEATH (Important: Do not use the following when speaking to someone who has been recently bereaved) 1-To be SIX FEET under 2-To be PUSHING up the DAISIES 3-To meet one’s MAKER

2-To kick the BUCKET (slang/disrespectful)

4-To pass ON

5-To pass AWAY 6-To go to that great (bakery) in the SKY (railway station for railworker, bakery for a baker, etc)

TO BE NEAR DEATH

TO HAVE A SECOND CHANCE

1-To be at death’s DOOR

1-To be given a new LEASE of life

2-To be near the END

2-To be following a new REGIME

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3-To be wasting AWAY

Free Vocabulary Practice: Idioms for Health, Illness and Death
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4-To be about to CROAK it (slang)

WHEN RECUPERATING AFTER AN ILLNESS

5-To be about to meet one’s MAKER (idiom) 1-To RECUPERATE 6-To be on one’s last LEGS 2-To take it EASY . 7-To be on one’s death BED 8-To be old and DECREPIT

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