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hirashin

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Can all the sentences have the same meaning?
(a) I've been feeling sick since I woke up this morning.
(b) I've been feeling ill since I woke up this morning.
(c) I've been feeling bad since I woke up this morning.

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1 & 2 are the same, but I'd be careful with 3. "Feel bad" tends to have more emotional connotations. Instead, use the phrase "not feeling well" to imply illness,
 

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Thanks for the help, nahadef. Then, would (d1) and (d2) have the same meaning as (a) and(b)?
(d1) I've not been feeling well since I woke up this morning.
(d2) I haven't been feeling well since I woke up this morning.
 

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Yes, but I haven't is the more common expression, in American English at least.
 
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