Health idioms in English

Health idioms in English

Health idioms with negative meaning

Run-down

Значение: tired and not healthy, especially because of working too much

 

Off-colour

Значение: slightly ill

 

Under the weather

Значение: if someone is or feels under the weather, they feel ill

 

Drop like flies

Значение: if people are dropping like flies, they are dying or falling down in large numbers

 

In bad shape

Значение: be in bad physical condition

 

Health idioms with positive meaning

Alive and well

Значение: still full of energy and activity

 

Be full of beans

Значение: to have a lot of energy and enthusiasm

 

Hale and hearty

Значение: (especially of old people) healthy and strong

 

Be back on your feet

Значение: to be healthy again after a period of illness

 

Safe and sound

Значение: completely safe and without injury or damage:

 

Call in sick

Значение: If you call in sick, you telephone to say that you are unable to work because of illness

 

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