Would you be kind enough to tell me your expert opinion concerning the usage of the expressions in bold in the following 22 sentences?
1. You sound as though you have a cold.
2. She complained of feeling feverish and went early to bed.
3. Vin was always shivering slightly with cold even on a hot summer day.
4. He was susceptible to drafts and convinced that the merest puff of air could lay him low.
5. “Would you mind not smoking. My throat has been bad for some time.” He murmured that it was terrible weather; influenza throats were common.
6. He had had the grippe, with one lung slightly affected, he was very weak, he lacked resistance.
7. Mr. Crove phoned and asked me to tell you he’s ill with the flu.
8. Last year he developed diabetes and was invalided out of the Services.
9. Gerrit was an almost helpless cripple; both his shins had been shattered when he swerved under the weight of a sack of barley and toppled over the side of the stairs.
10. These electronic devices are opening up new worlds for the severely handicapped.
11. Eizabeth Higgins was a professional ballet dancer when in 1950, at the height of her career, she contracted polio. Paralyzed from the neck down, she spent nearly two years in an iron lung.
12. The boy was send to the mentally retarded children’s home.
13. He was taken to the hospital.
14. He told the mother “Bring her back at ten tomorrow morning to the pediatric outpatient department” and gave her a referral slip.
15. Temperatures were taken twice a day in the ward. Early each morning and late each afternoon nurse Cramer entered with a jar full of thermometers and worked her way up one side of the ward and down the other, distributing a thermometer to each patient.
16. The doctor took the stethoscope from his bag, thrust the ends into his ears and hold the diaphragma to Rad’s chest.
17. The doctor gave Kay an injection to make her sleep and within half an hour she was in hospital and remained there for over a month.
18. He was taken to the hospital this afternoon for an emergency removal of his appendix.
19. The patient’s history showed two operations in the past, one for removal of an acutely inflamed appendix, the other for a perforated ulcer.
20. Take out half the stitches on Mr. Ross, a patient who had had his gall bladder removed a week earlier.
21. One night a patient came in who was bleeding massively from a giant ulcer of the stomach.
22. Finally I wrote orders for the necessary sedation to be given before the operation.
Thank you for your efforts.
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