Definition of “sinking fast” - English Dictionary

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“sinking fast” in British English

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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.

(Definition of “sinking fast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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