English version

heart attack

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
heart attackˈheart atˌtack ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 MIa sudden serious medical condition in which someone’s heart stops working normally, causing them great painhave/suffer a heart attack2 give somebody/have a heart attack
Examples from the Corpus
heart attackA cigarette smoker has two to three times the risk of having a heart attack than a nonsmoker.It was Anderson who discovered Tilden dead of a heart attack in June of 1953.A postmortem examination revealed she had suffered a heart attack at the time of the accident.And in Dusseldorf police said a member of the Republican party suffered a heart attack after being beaten up by demonstrators.Bunn was released from trial during the summer after suffering a heart attack.My boss is having some kind of heart attack.Marv recently suffered his second heart attack.One had had a suspected heart attack, another had a broken leg.have/suffer a heart attackHe was released from trial during the summer, after suffering a heart attack.Before it could be resolved, Alsop suffered a heart attack.A postmortem examination revealed she had suffered a heart attack at the time of the accident.The 36-year-old is believed to have suffered a heart attack in her London flat.He suffered a heart attack early in the game.Dilip was so angry I was afraid he might have a heart attack.In Britain one in ten men under the age of retirement will suffer a heart attack.
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