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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be green about the gills”

be green about the gills

humorous
to look ill and pale
脸露病容;脸色苍白
Matt was out drinking last night and he's a bit green about the gills this morning!
马特昨晚去外面喝酒作乐,直到今天上午脸还有点发青!
Being and falling ill
(Definition of be green about the gills from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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