English version

bad heart/leg/back etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbad heart/leg/back etcbad heart/leg/back etcCONDITION/STATE OF somethinga heart, leg etc that is injured or does not work correctly 🔊 I haven’t been able to do much because of my bad back. bad
Examples from the Corpus
bad heart/leg/back etcMedical deferment for a very bad heart.He had a bad leg and they kept on at him to hurry up.He had a bad back as well, you know, just like Rich.For Joshua, at sixty-two, and suffering from a bad leg, distances had begun to take on an extraordinary significance.A sweetheart, this little lady, not bad legs either.The problems-from bad backs to carpal tunnel syndrome to headaches-have made the headlines of every health magazine in the country.That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.
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