การใช้ภาษาอังกฤษ ที่ถือว่า ถูกต้อง ในที่นี้ เป็นไป ตามมาตรฐาน ของภาษา
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ออกเสียง Ill = ‘IL’
ออกเสียง Sick = ‘SIK’
SYNONYM STUDY FOR ILL
Ill & sick
mean being in bad health, not being well.
Ill is the more formal word.
In the U.S.
the two words are used practically interchangeably
except that sick is always used
when the word modifies the following noun:
He looks sick ( ill ); a sick person.
In England, sick is not interchangeable with ill,
but usually has the connotation of nauseous:
She got sick and threw up.
sick, however, is used before nouns
just as in the U.S.:
a sick man.
Dictionary of Problem Words and Expression
Ill – Sick
These terms mean
“of unsound physical or mental health,”
“Unhealthy,” “diseased,” “afflicted,” “not well.”
In the United States, they are used interchangeably,
with ill being considered the more formal
and sometimes applied only to more serious maladies and afflictions:
“This patient is ill with pneumonia. That one is sick with a cold.”
In Great Britain,
sick is used almost exclusively to mean, “nauseated,”
but that restriction does not apply in American usage.
Sick, the more often used word,
appears in such trite terms and phrases
as “sick at heart,”
“sick to (or at) the stomach,”
“a sick headache,”
“sick for home,” (“suffering from nostalgia”),
“sick humor,” and “sick smell.”
Possible substitutions for sick
are ailing, indisposed, nauseated and infirm.
Collins COBUILD English Usage
Ill – sick
1. 'ill' and 'sick'
Ill and sick are both used
for saying that someone has a disease
or some other problem with their health.
You can use either ill or sick after a linking verb.
Manjit is ill and can't come to school.
Your uncle is very sick.
You usually use sick, rather than 'ill', in front of a noun.
She was at home looking after her sick baby.
However, you often use ill in front of a noun
when you are also using an adverb
such as seriously, chronically, or terminally.
This ward is for terminally ill patients.
The usual comparative form of ill is worse.
The next day I felt worse.
2. 'be sick'
To be sick means to bring up food from your stomach.
Cristina ate so much that she was sick.
Don't use 'ill' or 'sick' to say that someone has received an injury.
Say that they are injured or hurt.
Two people were injured and taken to hospital after the car crash.