be plunged into great distress
...etc. asking for help 一個從船上或飛機等傳出的訊息, 一個求救訊號 5. Be in distress -- if a ship, aircraft etc. is in distress, it is in danger of sinking...
...之後回過神來： (idiomatic): To become mentally composed,especially after being distressed, surprised, or disoriented; to become calm or organized in...
(The) Taipei health chief (is/was) not distressed by talent exodus. ***新聞英文最常省略的是定冠詞和Be動詞