Get sick

[Ninth century]
Become disgusted, as in We got sick as we learned how much money was wasted, or I get sick when I hear about his debts. [ Early 1500s ]
Also see: make one sick
Also, get sick to one’s stomach; be sick. Become nauseated, vomit, as in If you eat any more candy you’ll get sick, or Sick to her stomach every morning? She must be pregnant. [ Early 1600s ]


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