under the weather

This page is about the idiom under the weather


If you are under the weather, you're not feeling well.

For example

  • Hiroko's feeling a bit under the weather. He thinks he might have the flu.

  • Sorry, but I don't think I'll be able to make it to work today. I'm feeling a bit under the weather.

Quick Quiz

Tom's been feeling under the weather for a couple of days, so he's

a. going to see a doctor

b. going to see a lawyer

c. going to see a priest

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