问候健康 & 在医生诊所
Asking About Health 问候健康
People often ask about health out of politeness. This is a very common way to begin a conversation.
1.A: How's your father been?
B: He's been out of work for a couple of days.
A: What's wrong with him?
B: He has a bad cold.
A: Well, tell him to take it easy and that I hope he feels better.
B: Thanks. I'll tell him.
2.A: Where's Tony this evening?
B: He's a little under the weather.
A: Really! What's the matter with him?
B: He has the flu.
A: Tell him I was asking about him.
B: I will.
3.A: How's your brother doing?
B: As a matter of fact, he hasn't been feeling too well.
A: I'm sorry to hear that. What's the matter?
B: He has a slight fever.
A: Tell him I hope he's better soon.
B: I'll tell him. Thanks for asking about him.
4.A: I haven't seen Bob lately. How is he?
B: He's still pretty sick.
A: That's too bad. What does he have?
B: We don't know, but he's going to the doctor tomorrow.
A: Let me know if there's anything I can do.
B: Thanks a lot. I'll tell him.
At the Doctor's Office 在医生诊所
It's usually best to go to a doctor that someones has recommended. In an emergency, you should go directly to the emergency entrance of the nearest hospital. Medical services in the United States are generally very expensive.
1.A: I have a sore throat and my chest hurts.
B: How long have you been like this?
A: Two or three days now.
B: I think you've got the flu. There's a lot of it going around.
A: What do you think I ought to do?
B: Get this pre<I>script</I>ion filled and go straight to bed.
2.A: I have the chills and an upset stomach.
B: How long have you felt like this?
A: For most of the week.
B: It sounds as if you have a virus.
A: What do you think I should do?
B: I'll give you something. I want you to take it easy and come back in a couple of days.
3.A: I feel dizzy and I have a headache.
B: How long have you been sick?
A: Since yesterday.
B: You seem to be generally run-down.
A: What can I do?
B: It's nothing serious, but you'd better stay in bed for a day or two.
4.A: I've got a temperature and my stomach hurts.
B: How long have you been feeling this way?
A: It all started the day before yesterday.
B: You seem to have picked up some kind of infection.
A: What should I do?
B: Take a few days off from work and don't wear yourself out.