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    meaning of sick in this context

    I'm feeling sick right now that I didn't catch my mistake.

    In this sentence, the person was sick because he didn't find that he did in his writings. So I wonder what is the meaning of "sick" in this context?

    Could you tell me please?

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    Re: meaning of sick in this context

    It may mean ( He was upset and hopeless because of the mistake he did).
    Don't you agree?


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    Re: meaning of sick in this context

    I believe it means that this person has that "bad feeling" after finding out he/she made a mistake.

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    Re: meaning of sick in this context

    Also, the person saying this may be exaggerating a bit (as sick is a fairly strong expression).

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    Re: meaning of sick in this context

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I'm feeling sick right now that I didn't catch my mistake.
    The person isn't literally sick. Instead, he is upset that he didn't find his mistake. (Perhaps he was hoping to get a better grade. Maybe it was something else. In any case, he isn't literally sick. He feels sick.)

    ~R

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