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美语习惯用语21: back on her feet 恢复健康

My grandfather was as pale as a ghost when he entered the hospital.

我祖父进医院时脸色苍白。

(as pale as a ghost means extremely pale)

(as pale as a ghost指面无血色)

My grandmother is 92 years old, but she still sharp as a tack,

我的祖母已经92岁了,但她仍然思维敏捷。

(sharp as a tack means mentally agile.

(sharp as a tack指思维敏捷地)

My mother is back on her feet after being sick for two weeks.

我母亲病了两个星期,现在已经康复了。

(back on her feet means healthy again)

(back on her feet指重新恢复健康)

My uncle is very sick and has one foot in the grave.

我叔叔病得很重,已经奄奄一息了。

(has one foot in the grave means near death)

(has one foot in the grave指濒临死亡的)

Never in a million years did I think that I would actually win the lottery.

我从未想过我会中彩票。

(never in a million years means absolutely never)

(never in a million years指从未)

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