TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SICK AS A PARROT»
The term «sick as a parrot» is regularly used and occupies the 93.150
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SICK AS A PARROT»
Discover the use of sick as a parrot
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sick as a parrot
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Crumbly United are the worst football team in the world - they have the worst manager, the worst players and the worst record.
Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore, 1999
Grace uncovers the story of the very messy murder of Janet Hepburn, a teacher at St. Martin’s Comprehensive, but there are a lot of people who’d rather she stopped digging.
Sick as a Parrot
In this Gold-B level The Pirate and the Potter Family book: The Potters are a very ordinary family ‐ except for their obsession with tidying – until they meet Captain Kev, a pirate. Captain Kev’s parrot is sick.
Pirates: Sick as a Parrot
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Everyday Language and Everyday Life
'He's been as sick as a dog' is succeeded by or runs parallel with: 'he's as sick as
a parrot'. That is particularly strange. Not the dog image; dogs have shared our
lives for centuries, so that we have almost all seen a dog retching after eating ...
The Purple Emperor: Faerie Wars II
'Synthetic fibres,' Mr Fogarty told him in sepulchral tones. 'They conflict with the
energy the spell cone released. Get a resonance going and you're sick as a
parrot.' 'You mean he's going to be ill any time he uses magic?' Blue put in. 'Only
if he ...
Key Terms in Discourse Analysis
Common types of phrases are noun phrases (John, the black cat, some trees,
excitement), prepositional phrases (into the woods, to the shops), adjectival
phrases (sick as a parrot), adverbial phrases (really slowly) and verb phrases (hit
Paul Baker, Sibonile Ellece, 2011
I Had to Go There to Get Here: A
Wandering Knight's Tale
Now Coley's as sick as a parrot. Old King Cole saw money as the solution to
everything, but lost it again as fast as he got it. I decided to take myself off to
Lanzarote for a week to try and come up with some direction and, as my old Dad
said, the ...
The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D-Day
But he found “the man's throat was cut — every one of them had had his throat
cut,” and Ashworth “turned away, sick as a parrot. I didn't get my tin hat.” Sergeant
Paddy de Lacy, also in the Courseulles area, had captured twelve Germans who
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SICK AS A PARROT»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Soccer-Jeonbuk draw leaves coach sick as a parrot
SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) - South Korean champions Jeonbuk Motors missed the chance to put more daylight between themselves and the chasing pack after ... «Yahoo Sports, Jun 15»
Another Life: How to make an island raven feel as sick as a parrot
Living beneath the flight path of ravens commuting from the mountains to the shore has let me eavesdrop on a good few of the 64 calls supposedly identified by ... «Irish Times, May 15»
Manchester City news: Harry the parrot sings Man City songs …
Many City supporters are sick as a parrot following their Capital One Cup exit at the hands of Newcastle last night, while Manuel Pellegrini's men already trail ... «Metro, Oct 14»
Why is West football sick as a parrot? Bristol Rovers, Yeovil Town …
Why is West football sick as a parrot? Bristol Rovers, Yeovil Town and Torquay relegated. By Western Daily Press | Posted: May 06, 2014. Angry scenes at the ... «Western Daily Press, May 14»
Sick as a parrot: Watch cyclist's road rage at motorist racing to save …
The clearly-ruffled driver replies: "Sorry I've got a parrot dying on me here" before promptly unzipping his jacket to reveal the distressed bird tucked under his ... «Mirror.co.uk, Mar 14»
Learner driver sick as a parrot after police seize her car
A learner driver took to the M62 in horrendous conditions supervised only by her pet parrot. West Yorkshire Police this morning stopped a woman on the ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Jan 14»
Louis Tomlinson sick as a parrot after Gabriel Agbonlahor challenge
Louis Tomlinson sick as a parrot after Gabriel Agbonlahor challenge. • One Direction singer was playing charity match for Stiliyan Petrov • Tomlinson is sick on ... «The Guardian, Sep 13»
Neighbours sick as a parrot over blabbering Buddy's noisy antics
Fed-up residents are sick as a parrot and have finally snapped. They have reported the pretty polly and his owner Stephen White to West Norfolk council, ... «Express.co.uk, Aug 13»
Artist 'sick as a parrot' after plans for Subbuteo statue in Cambridge …
The ditched design to commemorate the significance that the 'Cambridge Rules' played in establishing the FA Rules, in 1863. Image of proposed artwork on ... «Cambridge News, Jun 13»
sick as a parrot over lost bird
He's a former debt collector and bikie associate. But now Sydneysider Mark Judge is in a flap after losing his much loved pet parrot 'Paris'. Mr Judge, who is now ... «Sydney Morning Herald, May 13»