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Some had an allergic reaction causing breathlessness and joint pain. The Sun (2016)It sounds like he had an allergic reaction to his opponent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You should not have the vaccine if you have had an allergic reaction to a flu vaccine or one of its ingredients. The Sun (2016)Oyster sauce These can cause allergic reactions. The Sun (2017)Could it be an allergic reaction from the bleach, or something else entirely? The Sun (2017)But instead of feeling glam with her new style, she suffered a horrific allergic reaction - having failed to take the recommended patch test first. The Sun (2016)Cats can also become allergic to certain kinds of food and also to inhaled pollen and dust. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These hairs contain toxins that cause skin irritation and allergic reactions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cause of his allergic reaction is not yet known. The Sun (2014)It brought them out in an allergic reaction. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)Is it because people have allergic reactions to public presentations? The Sun (2013)When you are very stressed it is almost as if you become "allergic' to problems. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The victims said that they had suffered allergic reactions after a blast on Tuesday night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Staff giving spray tans should always give clients a patch test to check for an allergic reaction and provide protective goggles or masks. The Sun (2012)If you are not allergic to milk, then there is no reason to avoid milk or milk products completely. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Having had an allergic reaction to his own dogs diagnosed in the springtime, he found his performances below par. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dramatic allergic rashes with itchy blobs, swollen lips and tongue and breathing difficulty come on quickly and need an ambulance. The Sun (2015)If a person did not eat one of these foods, the chances were he would not become allergic to it. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)The organs and glands of sheep have been found to be the least likely to cause allergic reactions, and so they are recommended. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)A leaflet with the spray warns side-effects could include allergic reactions and breathing difficulty. The Sun (2009)The European political elites' allergic reaction to the people has rarely been so transparent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She went straight to her GP but was assured it was just an allergic reaction and sent home with antibiotics. The Sun (2014)I now have an almost allergic reaction to the stuff, due to having reached saturation point about three years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is possible to be very allergic to milk and dairy produce and yet (reasonably) safe with beef. The Allergy Handbook (1988)Now we live in the age of the allergy and when we feel unwell we say "I must be allergic to something". The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Like a former smoker at the first whiff of tobacco, I have become allergic to hot air. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: allergic /əˈlɜːdʒɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If you are allergic to something, or have an allergic reaction to it, you become ill or get a rash when you eat it, smell it, or touch it.
I'm allergic to cats.
- American English: allergic
- Arabic: حَسَّاس لِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: alérgico
- Chinese: 过敏的
- Croatian: alergičan
- Czech: alergický
- Danish: allergisk
- Dutch: allergisch
- European Spanish: alérgico
- Finnish: allerginen
- French: allergique
- German: allergisch
- Greek: αλλεργικός
- Italian: allergico
- Japanese: アレルギーの
- Korean: 알레르기의
- Norwegian: allergisk
- Polish: uczulony
- European Portuguese: alérgico
- Romanian: alergic
- Russian: аллергический
- Spanish: alérgico
- Swedish: allergisk
- Thai: แพ้
- Turkish: alerjik
- Ukrainian: алергічний
- Vietnamese: dị ứng
Definition of allergic from the Collins English Dictionary
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