Under the weather

"Under the weather"

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A: Hey, fancy a beer?

 

B: Sorry, I feel a bit under the weather and I got a headache.

 

 

I'm feeling under the weather, so I'm not going to work.

 

 

A: Why didn't you come to work yesterday?

 

B: I felt a bit under the weather, so I stayed in bed all day.

 

What does "under the weather" mean?


feel good

feel a little sick/ill

be outside when it rains

We say that we feel 'under the weather' when we are a little bit sick or ill.

 

We often use it when we have a cold, hayfever, or other minor illness. We don't use it for serious illnesses. 

 

It isn't actually about the weather!

 

 

 

 

 

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