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    She has been sick for a week.

    The above sentence, someone says 'sick' can't be used, and instead, 'ill' must be used. I looked up a dictionary and found they have the same meaning. What's the difference?

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    Default Re: 'Sick' or 'ill'?

    Quote Originally Posted by HelpMe
    She has been sick for a week.

    The above sentence, someone says 'sick' can't be used, and instead, 'ill' must be used. I looked up a dictionary and found they have the same meaning. What's the difference?

    Always thanks for your help.
    In my opinion, the sentence is fine. Those who try to make a big difference between sick and ill are splitting hairs, IMO.

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