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To be as sick as a parrot mp3
This phrase is the opposite of being over the moon and means to be upset after losing a game – usually an important one. This phrase is not heard as much as it was before, particularly in the 1970s when players frequently used it. Nowadays players tend to say that they are ‘sickened’ or ‘gutted‘ at losing or conceding a late winner rather than using the expression containing the original unwell bird!
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