(as) white as a sheet Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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(as) white as a sheet

If someone is (as) white as a ​sheet, ​theirface is very ​pale, usually because of ​illness, ​shock, or ​fear.
(Definition of (as) white as a sheet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(as) white as a sheet”
in Chinese (Simplified) (指某人的脸色)苍白的,面无血色的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (指某人的臉色)蒼白的,面無血色的…
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