I’m not feeling well Synonyms

how to respond to someone not feeling well

Below is a list of responses you can use for the sentence “I’m not feeling well”:

  • What’s wrong with you?
  • Are you sick?
  • How do you feel?
  • Do you feel weak / nauseous?
  • Do you have a headache?
  • Have you felt like this before?
  • Can you describe how you are feeling?
  • Have you been feeling like this for a while?
  • Is something wrong?
  • Are you worried about something?
  • Is there anything I can do to help?
  • Did you eat something bad?
  • Did you eat something that doesn’t agree with you?
  • Did you eat something that you are allergic to?
  • Did you forget to take your medication?
  • Do you want to go to the doctor?
  • I’m sorry that you’re not feeling well, maybe I should bring you home.
  • I think we should bring you to the doctor / hospital.
  • I hope you feel better soon.
  • I think you need to drink some water and lie down for a while.
  • I know you aren’t feeling well but hopefully the medicine will help.
  • I’m sorry, I didn’t realise you were feeling sick. Let’s sit down for a while, shall we?

When somebody says that they are “just peachy”, it means they are great, good, fine, dandy, excellent, wonderful and so on.

If somebody says to you “I’m just peachy” you can respond to this person in various ways, such as:

  • Glad to hear it.
  • Great, I’m happy for you.
  • I’m glad you are feeling better.
  • Fantastic!
  • Great!
    That’s great to hear, I’m in a good mood too.
  • It’s going to be a good day.

On the other hand, if somebody says the expression “just peachy” in a sarcastic tone, it means they are not fine or good. For example, if somebody is obviously stressed and you ask them how they are, they might reply with “just peachy”. They are being sarcastic here as it is pretty obvious that they are not fine and are not having a very good day.

Below is a list of expressions you can use to respond to the sarcastic use of “just peachy”:

  • I’m sorry to hear that.
  • Is there anything I can do to help?
  • I think you should take a break and relax for a while.
  • You don’t need to be sarcastic about it, I was just asking to see how you are.
  • What’s wrong?
  • Is it that bad?
  • Let me help you.
  • Don’t worry, we’ll fix it together.
  • It’s not as bad as you think, I promise!
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