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    Sick or ill

    Dear Teacher,

    If I am having a fever, what should I say: "I am ill" or "I am sick"?

    If the fever is very serious, what should I say: "I am very ill" or "I am very sick"?

    If it happened in the past that someone had a serious disease but has since recovered, can we say "he was very sick three years ago" or "he was very ill" three years ago?

    Thanks a lot!

    Ily

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    Re: Sick or ill

    You can use either.


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