People often ask about health out of politeness.
Jim: Why do people ask about health when they meet each other?
Jane: They do that out of politeness.
He has been out of work for a couple of days.
Kitty: Where is Tom? I haven't seen him for ages.
Ben: He has been out of work for a couple of days.
Please tell him to take it easy.
Jim: Is there anything you want me to tell Tom?
Jane: Tell him to take it easy, please.
As a matter of fact, he hasn't been feeling too well.
Jill: Is everything going well with Tom?
Jane: Actually, he hasn't been feeling too well.
Thanks for asking about him.
Kitty: Please send my greetings to Mr. Johnson, will you?
Ben: Thanks for asking about him.
I am told Mr. Johnson is in the hospital.
Sam: Where has Mr. Johnson been recently?
Alice: I am told that Mr. Johnson is in the hospital.
It is said he caught a bad cough.
Ben: Why did Mr. Johnson take a day off yesterday?
Kitty: He caught a bad cough.
I will not smoke any more.
Jane: You'd better follow the doctor's advice.
Ken: Yes, I will not smoke any more.
Sam is a little bit under the weather today.
Sue: What's the matter with you, Sam?
Sam: I am a little bit under the weather.
I'm sorry to hear that.
Sam: Why do you look a little bit sad?
Jane: I'm sorry to hear that Mr. Johnson is ill.
I haven't seen Bob recently.
Tom: Where has Bob been these days?
Mary: I don't know. I haven't seen Bob recently.
He's going to see the doctor tomorrow.
Jack: When will Sam see a doctor?
Jane: Probably tomorrow.
We are so happy to hear that.
Jim: Do you think Fred has a serious problem?
Mary: No, the doctor said he is fine.
We should call an ambulance right now.
Ben: What should we do now?
Kitty: We should call an ambulance.
We are worried about you.
Jim: How are you these days?
Lily: Fine, but we are worried about you.
Jane: How's your father been?
Jack: He's been out of work for a couple of days.
Jane: What's wrong with him?
Jack: He has a bad cold.
Jane: Well, tell him to take it easy and that I hope he feels better.
Jack: Thanks. I'll tell him.
Rose: Where's Tony this evening?
Jack: He's a little under the weather.
Rose: Really? What's the matter with him?
Jack: He has the flu.
Rose: Has he gone to see the doctor?
Jack: Not yet.
Mary: How's your brother doing?
Forrest: Actually, he hasn't been feeling too well.
Mary: I'm sorry to hear that. What's the matter?
Forrest: He has a slight fever.
Mary: Tell him I hope he's better soon.
Forrest: I'll tell him. Thanks for asking about him.
Jenny: I haven't seen Bob recently. How is he?
Forrest: He's still pretty sick.
Jenny: That's too bad. What's the trouble?
Forrest: I don't know, but he's going to see the doctor tomorrow.
Jenny: Let me know if there's anything I can do.
Forrest: Thanks a lot.I'll tell him.
Meg: I am told that Mr. Johnson is in the hospital.
Tom: Is that Mr. Johnson, Tony's math teacher?
Meg: Yeah, it is said that he caught a bad cough.
Tom: No wonder I haven't seen him for ages.
Meg: How about visiting him this afternoon?
Tom: Okay. But what hospital is he in?
Meg: University Hospital, 2nd floor.
Meg: How is your cough, Mr. Johnson?
Mr. Johnson: Much better now. And how are you both?
Meg (Kelly): Fine.
Kelly: We are worried about you and hope you can be fine soon.
Mr. Johnson: Thank you. My doctor said I smoke too much and…
Kelly: And you should stop smoking.
Mr. Johnson: Yeah, that's the case.I will not smoke any more.
Meg: We are so happy to hear that you will stop.
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