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sinking fast

(of a person's health) getting much worse quickly so that death is likely
(病情)迅速惡化
Mrs Jones is sinking fast, and the doctor doesn't think she'll live much longer.
瓊斯太太的病情迅速惡化,醫生認爲她活不了多久了。
Becoming and making less strongDeath and dying
Translations of “sinking fast”
in Chinese (Simplified) (病情)迅速恶化…
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