Skin and bones 皮包骨頭 骨瘦如柴

How do you describe someone who is extremely thin? This phrase is your answer.
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今日片語

片語 “skin and bones 皮膚和骨頭” 實際所表達的意思如中文裡常說的 “皮包骨頭” 相同,形容人的體型過於瘦。

例句

My grandmother is very ill at the moment, so she’s lost her appetite. She’s skin and bones now.
我奶奶現在病的很嚴重,所以她沒有胃口。她現在瘦得皮包骨頭。

Many professional athletes have to work hard to keep weight on. They burn a lot of energy every day, so they have to be careful not to become skin and bones.
許多職業運動員必須注意保持體重。因為他們每天消耗很多能量,所以需要格外留意不能太瘦。

We found a dog on the street by our house. He had been abandoned and clearly hadn’t eaten in a long time. He was skin and bones!
我們在家門口的路上發現了一條狗。它被遺棄了,很明顯好久沒有吃東西了,瘦得皮包骨頭。