Feel vs. Sick
In British English, ill means unwell. Ill is most common in predicative position.
- She couldn’t come because she was ill.
Before a noun, many British people prefer to use sick.
- She spent years looking after her sick husband. (NOT … looking after her ill husband.)
Be sick can mean vomit.
- I feel sick. Where is the bathroom?
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