As sick as a dog 病得很嚴重

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在英語口語中,固定搭配“as sick as a dog” 通常用來形容一個人因為吃壞了肚子而在一段時間內“身體很不舒服,病得很嚴重”。在描述吃壞肚子的上下文中,“as sick as a dog” 也可以指一個人“嘔吐得很厲害”。它可以和動詞“be” 或“feel” 搭配使用,即“to be as sick as a dog” 和“to feel as sick as a dog”。

例句

I’m going to have to get off the train as I feel as sick as a dog.
我得下火車,因為我噁心想吐,難受得要命。

Doctor, I was as sick as a dog after eating a pineapple. I vomited a lot.
大夫,我吃了一個菠蘿之後,難受得不得了,吐得一塌糊塗。

He couldn’t come to work yesterday because he was as sick as a dog. He ate too much the night before and felt really ill.
他昨天不能來上班,因為他病得很嚴重。前一天晚上他吃得太多了,感覺非常不舒服。