under the weather : Popular Idioms in English

under the weather

Not feeling well

After an hour of trying to work unsuccessfully, Anne told her boss that she was under the weather and heading home.

News & Articles

  • Cummings shakes off ill feelings, wins title
    When Taylor Cummings woke up Saturday morning, he felt a little under the weather.
    Aug. 4, 2013 - The Spectrum
  • The Gutsiest Play-Through-Pain Moments in Sports
    Plenty of us don't even go to work if we're feeling the slightest bit under the weather. So imagine finishing your workday with a cracked clavicle, or with a broken leg, or with a dislocated elbow—and imagine your work entails running, jumping and getting hit by other people. Sometimes, we forget how tough our favorite athletes can be. We like to rag on them when they miss a shot or give up a ...
    June 18, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Polar bear at KC Zoo treated for gastrointestinal issue
    The Kansas City Zoo's polar bear, Nikita, is under the weather.
    June 18, 2013 - KMBC-TV Kansas City