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。
My grandmother is very ill at the moment, so she’s lost her appetite. She’s skin and bones now.
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.
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!