...a sick child...I remembered how sick she had been.
to fall sickenfermar;caer enfermo
The two girls fell sick and died.
to go sickfaltar por estar enfermo al colegio, trabajo etc; (al colegio, trabajo etc)(with a medical certificate)estar de baja
He went sick for three days last week
to make sb look sick(US)(appear inferior)hacer parecer poca cosa a algn
the Romanians made our team look sicklos rumanos dejaron a nuestro equipo muy atrás;el equipo rumano era como para darle complejo a nuestro equipo (informal)
to be off sickfaltar por estar enfermo al colegio, trabajo etc; (al colegio, trabajo etc)(with a medical certificate)estar de baja
He had a bout of malaria and was off sick for some time.
she phonedorcalled in sickllamó para decir que estaba enferma
George won't be at the meeting. He phoned in sick this morningto be [worried] sick sick with [worry]He was worried sick/sick with worry that the factory might close.Where have you been? I've been sick with worry/ worried sick
to be sick at heartalso(despondent)estar angustiado
More of my friends were leaving the war-torn city, for the simple reason that they were sick at heartAfter playing so valiantly, one small mistake lost them the match. The whole team must have been sick at heart
to be sick of (doing) sthestar harto de (hacer) algo (informal)
Europe was sick of war...I'm sick of those people, they're so bloody boringWe're sick of sitting around waiting for something to happen...
to be sick and tired or sick to death of (doing) sthestar hasta la coronilla de (hacer) algo (informal);estar más que harto de (hacer) algo (informal)
The American people have said in numerous polls that they're sick and tired of the whole thingI'm sick and tired of having to repeat myself
to be sick of the sight of sbestar más que harto de algn (informal)
to be sick [to] death of (doing) sthI'm sick to death of all this sport on TV at the momentPoliticians? I'm just sick to death of all of themI'm sick to death of hearing about it
to be as sick as a parrot(Britain)sentirse fatal
Suddenly finding himself on the dole, Paul Avery said: "I'm as sick as a parrot. I've got debts, I've got problems. What am I going to do now?""How did you feel when you had an open goal and missed?" - "I felt sick as a parrot."
I feel sick about the way she was treatedme asquea la forma en que la trataron
it makes me sick the way they waste our moneyme pone enferma ver la manera en que malgastan nuestro dinero
she's never without a boyfriend, makes you sick, doesn't it?siempre tiene algún novio, da rabia ¿no? (informal);it's enough to make you sickes como para sacarle a uno de quicio;es como para desesperarse
after all she said about him, she went and bought him a birthday present! it's enough to make you sickit's enough to make you sick, the way he sucks up to the bossthey deducted 40% in taxes - it's enough to make you sickwe missed the train by 1 minute - it's enough to make you sick!Then, just as you begin to believe you might win a game, you start getting hammered. It's enough to make you sick
you make me sick!¡me das asco!;it makes me sick to my stomachme revienta;me da ganas de vomitar
I feel sick about what happenedAfter it was all over I just felt sick (inside)It makes me sick to my stomach, every time I sit in a meeting and hear the same stupid arguments
5(morbid)[+joke, act]de mal gusto;[+person, mind, sense of humour]morboso
it was the sickest thing she had ever heard ofThese boys have got a very sick wense of humourWho would be so sick as to do such a thing?...what kind of sick mind would think up something like that?she made a rather sick [joke]...
the sicklos enfermos
The sick and the lonely are most at risk.
2(Britain)(vomit)vómito (m);devuelto (m)
...a fat baby, who smelled of sick.his clothes were covered in sick
sick bag (n)bolsa (f) para el mareo
sick building syndrome (n)síndrome (m) del edificio enfermo
sick leave (n)
to be on sick leavetener permiso or baja por enfermedad; (Esp)
sick list (n)lista (f) de enfermos
to be on the sick listestar de permiso or de baja por enfermedad; (Esp)
sick note (n)justificante (m) por enfermedad
his dad wrote him a sick note for his teacher
sick pay (n)pago que se percibe mientras se está con permiso por enfermedad;baja (f); (Esp)