• at death's door

    на пороге смерти

    It was only at death's door that Timothy could confess his fault.
  • break out in (something)

    выступить, появиться (например, сыпь на теле)

    I am allergic to fish, and when I eat it, I usually break out in a terrible rash.
  • bring (someone) around

    восстанавливать чьё-либо здоровье, приводить в чувство

    The paramedics were able to bring the girl around after the explosion in the cafe.
  • bring (someone) to

    приводить в чувство

    They brought the woman to with smelling salts.
  • catch a cold


    The child had a fever; evidently he had caught a cold.
  • catch one's death of cold

    очень сильно простудиться

    I told my daughter it was necessary for her to wear a warm coat if she didn't want to catch her death of cold.
  • check-up

    осмотр (врачом)

    Something was wrong with my eyes, so I went to the eye specialist to have a check-up.
  • clean bill of health

    документ о (хорошем) состоянии здоровья человека или животного

    I took my dog to the vet clinic for a check up, and the vet gave the dog a clean bill of health.
  • come down with (something)

    заболеть чем-либо

    Kelly must be coming down with the flu; she is constantly sneezing and coughing.
  • couch doctor


    "You've been awfully worried lately; I advise you to see a couch doctor."
  • dose/taste of one's own medicine

    отплатить той же монетой

    "You needn't feel hurt; you got a dose of your own medicine."
  • fall ill


    Little Bobby didn't come to school; he must have fallen ill.
  • feel on top of the world

    прекрасно себя чувствовать

    I felt on top of the world when I passed my driving test.
  • flare up

    вспыхнуть вновь (о болезни)

    After a while her skin disease flared up again.
  • go under the knife

    пойти на хирургическую операцию, "лечь под нож"

    Henry went under the knife and survived the operation.
  • have a physical (examination)

    пройти медосмотр

    "It is necessary for you to have a physical examination before you join our basketball team."
  • just what the doctor ordered

    как раз то, что необходимо

    Having an extra day off work was just what the doctor ordered, and Steve was able to repair his bike.
  • look the picture of health

    прекрасно выглядеть

    I was shocked when I learnt about Mark's death; he seemed to look the picture of health.
  • on the mend

    выздоравливать, поправляться

    Jenny had the flu, but she is now on the mend.
  • out cold

    быть без сознания, упасть в обморок

    The girl was out cold when they found her lying in the street.
  • over the worst

    выздоравливать, худшее позади

    Little Jenny was seriously ill. She is much better now; actually she is over the worst.
  • pull through

    выздороветь (после тяжёлой болезни), выкарабкаться

    Collin's father had a serious heart attack and they are afraid he might not pull through.
  • run a fever/temperature

    высокая температура

    I had a bad cold and was running a fever, so I had to stay in bed for a few days.
  • run down

    переутомляться, плохо выглядеть

    My friend has become run down since she started working at night.
  • run some tests

    брать анализы

    The doctor didn't know what the matter with the man was, so he decided to run some tests on the patient.
  • splitting headache

    ужасная головная боль

    The other day I had a splitting headache, so I took some medicine to kill the pain.
  • take (someone's) temperature

    измерить температуру

    The mother took her son's temperature and gave him some medicine to bring down the fever.
  • take a turn for the worse

    становиться хуже

    The patient seemed to be recovering, but all of a sudden he took a turn for the worse.
  • take sick/ill


    The little girl developed a high temperature last night; evidently she had taken ill.
  • throw up

    тошнить, извергать рвотные массы

    Susan took the medicine but threw it up a minute later.
  • under the weather

    плохо себя чувствовать, недомогать

    My Granny looked pale and frail, a trifle under the weather.