Lurgy – Word of the Week

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– if you’ve got the lurgy, it means you are ill with the flu or a virus. It means that people will stay away from you.

Example: “Where’s Sarah today?”
“She’s off sick. She’s got the lurgy“.



This post is part of our “Word of the Week” series, where we give you a classic British word to help you learn English just a little bit better. Enjoy!