It used to make me angry when I thought about how he destroyed my life for getting me pregnant.

It makes me sick and IT TURNS MY HEAD AROUND and I feel like collapsing.

Can someone please tell the exact meaning in this context?


The sentence is wrong. The actual sentence should be "It makes me sick and MY HEAD SPINS and I feel like collapsing."

The closest meaning I found to "turning" in this context is:

To revolve in the mind; meditate on; ponder

This is not true in the context being sick and being on the verge of collapsing. It doesn't fit there. Moreover, head turning around is actually a physical process. You have to move your head for that. Head "spinning" is what you feel.

Your head "spins" when you are ill(mentally or physically) and are about to faint or when you receive shocking news.

What I think is that the sentence is a direct translation of the speaker's mother tongue.

  • Yeah true. Time posted a piece on Instagram about a Nigerian woman who was kidnapped by Boko Haram fighters. Thanks a lot. – Antonio Conte Jul 8 '17 at 8:50
  • @AntonioConte I'm glad it helped! – BlackSwan Jul 8 '17 at 13:06

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