图说英语词汇 | 9个与健康和医学相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与健康和医学相关的英语习语

Alive and kicking
In good health despite health problems
好端端活着,活蹦乱跳

  • She said she'd seen him last week and he was alive and kicking.
    她说上周见过他,他还生龙活虎的。

As pale as a ghost
Extremely pale
面孔象死人一样苍白,面无人色

  • He turned as pale as a ghost when he saw his injured leg.
    当他看到受伤的腿的时候,他的脸一下子变白了。

At death’s door
Very near death
病入膏肓,生命危在旦夕

  • A.I.G., the world’s most famous insurer, was at death’s door.
    世界最知名的保险公司美国国际集团也面临倒闭。

Back on one’s feet
Physically healthy again
(病后)恢复健康,痊愈

  • "We'll soon have you back on your feet again," said the nurse.
    护士说:“你很快就能康复了。”

Feel on top of the world
To feel very healthy
感觉棒极了,非常健康有活力

  • The sea and the warm sun made us feel on top of the world.
    海洋和温暖的阳光使我们感到愉快和幸福。

Go under the knife
Undergo surgery
动手术,接受外科手术

  • Kelly was about to go under the knife when her surgeon stopped everything.
    凯莉的手术就要开始时被她的外科医生给叫停了。

Green around the gills
To look sick
脸露病容;脸色苍白

  • Some of the passengers looked kind of green around the gills after the trip!
    一些乘客在旅途之后脸色发青!

Sick as a dog
Extremely ill
呕吐得厉害,病得十分严重

  • I was sick as a dog after last night's meal.
    昨天晚上吃完饭后,我吐得一塌糊涂。

Under the weather
Not feeling well
身体不舒服,心情不好

  • I'm feeling a bit under the weather - I think I'm getting a cold.
    我觉得有点不舒服——可能是感冒了。

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