20 English Phrasal Verbs about Health • Learn English with Harry 👴

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I’m fine now. I think I finally got over my sickness, my illness.

Meaning: to begin to feel poorly, to begin to feel a little ill

Meaning: to catch a flu or a virus, perhaps when you were travelling

Also it might be an operation where the doctor has to remove something, for example, to cut out the appendix

Example: It was so warm in the room, I thought I was going to pass out.

18. TO PULL THROUGH

Meaning: to get better after a life-threatening surgery or condition

Fortunately, their little girl pulled through after surgery and is now back at home.

19. TO DOSE UP (ON/WITH)

Meaning: to give/take a measured amount of medicine

Example:

People say that you should dose up with vitamin C to avoid colds.

20. TO COME OUT IN SOMETHING

Meaning: to become covered in spots or a rash

Example:

My friend Sarah came out in spots on the night before the wedding.

So there are English phrasal verbs about health. Hopefully you enjoyed that.

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