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English definition of “sinking fast”

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sinking fast

(of a person's health) getting much worse quickly so that death is likely: Mrs Jones is sinking fast, and the doctor doesn't think she'll live much longer.
Translations of “sinking fast”
in Chinese (Traditional) (病情)迅速惡化…
in Chinese (Simplified) (病情)迅速恶化…
(Definition of sinking fast from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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