Journey in Life: 01/02/17

Monday, January 2, 2017

"As thin as a stick" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Horia Varlan.

'As thin as a stick' nghĩa là rất gầy (to be very thin); gầy như que củi.

Ví dụ
My own maternal grandmother (who was as thin as a stick) would monitor my food intake, all the while telling my mom how I should exercise, swim, go to the gym, cycle – anything, really.

He imposes a strict diet on himself. He likes to eat well, but he pays attention to everything. That is why he has always been as thin as a stick. When we ate watery pasta without even being able to put cheese or butter on it, he ate like us. And you got that the impression that he loved it. We, we didn’t understand it.

Appropriately, for the figure of someone just woken from a decades-long sleep, when he returned to Australia he was as thin as a stick and looked old beyond his years.

Phạm Hạnh

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