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English Collocations related to Health

Here you will learn 25 collocations related to health

Have you ever wondered how to speak English without hesitation? Do you remember that dreadful moment when you couldn’t find the right word to describe something in English?

You’re not alone. Many ESL students experience the same problems. And this is when English collocations come in handy. 

So stop learning words in English. Make your life easier and start learning English collocations. With a bit of practise, you will be able to speak English without hesitation quite quickly.

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25 Collocations related to Health

GO INTO HOSPITAL FOR AN OPERATION

Example: I’m going into hospital next week for a small operation on my foot.

BE TREATED IN HOSPITAL

Example: Three people were treated in hospital after two trucks and a van collided on the motorway.

KEEP SOMEONE IN HOSPITAL OVERNIGHT

Example: They kept him in hospital overnight for tests.

BE DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

to be allowed to leave hospital

Example: Sarah’s grandfather was discahrged from hospital last night.

A BAD HEADACHE

Example: I was at my desk at work when I got a really bad headache.

A SPLITTING HEADACHE

a very bad headache

Example: I’ve got a splitting headache, I’m going to lie down.

IT GIVES ME A HEADACHE

Example: This loud music gives me a headache.

A DULL ACHE

Example: This dull ache in my left arm keeps me awake at night.

A NAGGING ACHE

annoying physical pain or discomfort

Example: She always complained of a nagging ache in her back.

A MUSCULAR ACHE

Example: This gel relieves muscular ache.

A NASTY COUGH

really bad cough

Example: I have a nasty cough after flu.

A PERSISTENT COUGH

a cough that lasts longer than normal

Example: You should consult your doctor if the persistent cough doesn’t go away.

GET RID OF A COUGH

to relieve cough

Example: This cough syrup will help you get rid of cough in no time.

English Collocations related to Health

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CATCH A COLD

Example: Last year I caught a really bad cold just before Christmas.

A HEAVY COLD

Example: Don’t come into work if you have a heavy cold.

PRESCRIBE MEDICINE

Example: In many countries doctors prescribe medicine to patients electronically.

TAKE MEDICINE

Example: You should take this medicine twice a day with food.

GIVE SOMEONE MEDICINE

Example: Don’t forget to give him his medicine after breakfast.

MEDICINE MAKES YOU FEEL DROWSY

Example: This medicine will make you drowsy, you should avoid driving.

TAKE A PILL

Example: My grandmother keeps forgetting to take her pills.

SWALLOW A PILL

Example: I find it really difficult to swallow these pills.

COVERED IN BLOOD

Example: What’s the matter with your head? It’s covered in blood.

LOSE BLOOD

Example: She lost a lot of blood in car accident.

A BLOOD TEST

Example: We need to do some blood tests to find out what’s making you feel so tired.

PUT A BANDAGE 

Example: It’s quite a deep cut, so we need to put a bandage on it.

REMOVE A BANDAGE

Example: He removed his bandage, and showed me the cut on his arm.

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