allergy


allergy
01. My brother has a lot of food [allergies], so he really has to watch what he eats.
02. Some people who are [allergic] to peanuts can die after eating something that has only minute quantities of peanuts in it.
03. I find it really hard to get up early; I think I must be [allergic] to morning.
04. We have to have our son tested for [allergies] because he seems to have difficulty breathing at times.
05. Dust and pollen are common [allergens] which can cause symptoms ranging from a runny nose and itchy eyes to serious difficulty in breathing.
06. In November 2005, a teenage girl with a peanut [allergy] died after kissing her boyfriend, who had just eaten a peanut butter snack
07. Don't give flowers to Sheena for her birthday; she's really [allergic] to them.
08. We took our daughter to see an [allergist] because she starts sneezing whenever we go to her grandparents' house, and we want to know why.
09. In the comic strip Peanuts, Snoopy once said, "I think I'm [allergic] to morning."
10. I used to have dust and pollen [allergies] when I was little, but I seem to have grown out of them.
11. Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was [allergic] to carrots.
12. Spider bites can be serious if they cause a person to have an [allergic] reaction.
13. She'll have to have a different kind of antibiotic because she's [allergic] to penicillin.
14. He gets a bad rash on his hands if he touches a plant he is [allergic] to.
15. Our little girl has trouble digesting eggs, so we figure she's probably [allergic] to them.
16. He couldn't stay in the dusty room because of his [allergies].
17. The smell of perfume can be quite a problem for people with [allergies].
18. Call a hospital immediately if signs of a severe [allergic] reaction develop soon after you have been bitten or stung by an insect or spider.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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