as white as a sheet


as white as a sheet
as white as chalk/a ghost/a sheet бледный как смерть

She was trembling all over and as white as a sheet.

In thirty years of marriage I have never seen my husband in such a state. He was as white as a ghost and trembling.


Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов. 2013.

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  • as white as a sheet — very pale, ashen, pallid, wan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be as white as a sheet — to be very pale, usually because you are frightened or ill. She was trembling all over and as white as a sheet …   New idioms dictionary

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  • sheet — [[t]ʃi͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ sheets 1) N COUNT A sheet is a large rectangular piece of cotton or other cloth that you sleep on or cover yourself with in a bed. Once a week, a maid changes the sheets. ...the luxury of silk sheets. 2) N COUNT A sheet of… …   English dictionary

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