Idioms about Health and Exercise

Idioms about Health and Exercise

It’s not a secret that health is very important and there are many idioms in English that people use to describe it.

In this lesson you will learn 5 new idioms that are useful when you talk about illness or health.

Let’s start:

1) Fit as a fiddle

Meaning: to be in a good physical condition, healthy.

Examples:

I don’t need to see a doctor. I’m fit as a fiddle.

My grandpa is in his nineties but he is still as fit as a fiddle.

2) Under the weather

Meaning: to feel slightly unwell, to be in low spirits.

Examples:

He’s feeling under the weather today. He needs some rest

She can’t attend the meeting; she’s feeling under the weather today.

3) Out of shape

Meaning: to be physically unfit.

Examples:

I’m really out of shape. I haven’t exercised once during the pandemic.

She didn’t realize how out of shape she was. 

4) Black and blue

Meaning: to be bruised, to have signs of being physically harmed; to be hurt emotionally

Examples:

The boxer was beaten black and blue by his opponent.

Emily was feeling black and blue after the divorce.

5) As sick as a dog

Meaning: to be very sick, to be in an unpleasant state of health

Examples:

I felt as sick as a dog after that pizza we ate last night.

She felt as sick as a dog this weekend.

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