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    Home sick

    Hi guys,

    When we are away from loved one or from a place to which we are emotionaly attached, and our mind reminds us again and again of the same person or place, so what do we say like "I am home sick" , or if we have to say this considering a person like our mom.

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    Re: Home sick

    Saying that you are homesick (it's one word) simply means that you are missing where you live. That can include your house, your cat, your friends, your family - you simply miss the life you have/had at your usual home and it strikes while you are away from home, usually for an extended period. Young children might get homesick after being away for just a day or two.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Home sick

    so do we need to say I am mom sick or family sick? or is there any other way to say this?

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    Re: Home sick

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    so do we need to say I am mom sick or family sick? or is there any other way to say this?
    Will you ever learn to use correct capitalisation? No, "sick" doesn't work in those examples. You can say "I miss my mum/family".

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    Re: Home sick

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So do we need to say "I am mom sick" or "family sick"? ​Or is there any other way to say this?
    Tufguy, I suspect you will soon find that we won't be keen to answer your questions. We have told you time and time again to use correct capitalisation in your posts. If you won't listen to our advice, we will stop trying to help you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Home sick

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You can say "I miss my mum/family".
    If I miss my girlfriend, can I say "lovesick"?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Will you ever learn to use correct capitalisation?
    Capitalisation may be inconvenient if the OP cannot touch-type.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Home sick

    No, if you're "lovesick" you are so in love that you can't focus on other things, you may act stupid, your brain doesn't function right. You can say "I miss my girlfriend."

    I personally don't care if it's convenient. If I can use proper capitalization and punctuation when using my phone, so can others. It's a sign of respect for the people helping that you be as correct as you know how to be when you post.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Home sick

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Tufguy, I suspect you will soon find that we won't be keen to answer your questions. We have told you time and time again to use correct capitalisation in your posts. If you won't listen to our advice, we will stop trying to help you.
    And if I am the first to read one of your posts with incorrect capitalisation I will immediately delete it.

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