In this article, we’re going to learn key English phrases so you can talk about sickness.
You’ll learn some key differences between British and American English, the difference between sore and ache, and a fantastic idiom to use when you’re in pain.
The most common ways to say that you are sick are:
To give it more emphasis, you can say: I feel terrible today.
Have a Cold / I’ve Got a Cold
There is a difference here:
Ache vs Sore
We use ache with our head, stomach, and teeth:
Sore is more common and is used for your neck, back, throat, and muscles.
It’s Killing Me
Temperature vs Fever
Again, we have a difference between British and American English here.