Health Idioms - Part 1
Listen to three conversations using idioms about health.
Conversation 1 - In the Meeting
A: Thanks for attending the meeting. Is everyone here?
B: Yes, we are all here.
A: I’m sure you are all aware of the recent health scare.
C: Yes, what should we do about our business trips?
A: We want you to put off all travel for a month.
D: What about working in the office?
A: You can work from home, but just check in with the office daily.
B: Also, please check out the company health page for updates.
A: Yes, and keep us posted on your activity.
E: Can I still come in to the office?
A: Yes, just be safe. Wash your hands often and monitor your health.
E: I will take extra precaution.
A: Thanks everyone. Take care of yourself and be safe.
Conversation 2 - At Yoga
A: Hey, we missed you last week.
B: Yeah, I was laid up for a few days.
A: Really, did you catch a bug?
B: Yeah, I was sick as a dog.
A: Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.
B: Yeah, be careful. It’s going around.
A: Yeah, I try to stick to myself.
Conversation 3 - In the Office
W: Why did you go home early yesterday?
M: I thought I was coming down with something.
W: Oh, did you catch the flu?
M: No, I just needed to recharge my batteries.
W: Yeah, you looked a bit haggard.
M: Yeah, after a good night’s sleep I felt as fresh as a daisy.
Health scare - A health concern
Put off - Postpone or do later
Check in with - To report to someone
Check out - Find information about something
Keep us posted - Inform people of your activity
Laid up - Home sick
Catch a bug - Get sick
Sick as a dog - Very sick
It’s going around - An illness is spreading
Stick to myself - To be alone or isolated
Come down with something - Get sick
Catch the flu / a cold - Get the flu / a cold
Recharge my batteries - Get some rest
Look/feel haggard - Look/feel very exhausted
Fresh as a daisy - Feel great or refreshed
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