English version

run a temperature/fever

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun a temperature/feverrun a temperature/feverMIto have a body temperature that is higher than normal, because you are ill run
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run a temperature/feverBy Sunday morning she was running a temperature.Lice are very temperature-sensitive and will leave a body which is running a fever.Lips all cracked, glassy eyes, running a temperature.No wonder she was running a temperature!She wasn't tipsy, just a little high, probably running a fever.I think he's running a temperature, and he's off his food.Not running a temperature, are you?Next morning he ran a temperature but insisted on getting up.The baby was fussing and running a fever, so I called the doctor.
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