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ill health

This page is about the collocation ill health

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

poor health

For example

  • The prime minister resigned because of ill health.

  • Exposure to radiation led to frequent bouts of ill health for the rest of her life.

Quick Quiz

During all her years of ill health, she had

a. cured many illnesses

b. never looked healthy

c. always been quite well

Contributor: Matt Errey