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Under the weather

DEFINITION

Sick. Ill; ailing. ‘Weather’ proclaims a cold or uncomfortable setting and you are aching beneath it. (Contrast with Sick as a dog or Come down with the bug.)

“She didn’t go to work today because she is still feeling a little under the weather and needs time to recuperate.”

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