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serious illness

This page is about the collocation serious illness

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a very harmful or dangerous illness

For example

  • My doctor said I had a serious illness.

  • Luckily your illness isn't as serious as we thought it was at first.

Quick Quiz

Which is a serious illness?

a. breast cancer

b. a heavy cold

c. a sore throat

Contributor: Matt Errey