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Use "bed-ridden" in a sentence
"As with everyone else, it's a very good photo of you (and you don't look a thing like Walter Matthau, nor Jack Lemmon), but I hope the occasion for being bed-ridden doesn't come up again for a long time."
"Within a year, I would be bed-ridden with occasional trips in my wheelchair."
"A promising email exchange collapsed when I asked my correspondent the question, and since he's bed-ridden, I doubt he's just been swamped with chores."