...] situation, event, etc that is desirable in itself but so unexpected or ill-timed that it appears to be deliberately perverse 有諷刺意味的情況、事情等（其...
...比如: he has been ill for a month. 也可以說: he is mentally ill, and has been seeing doctor for some time. sick, 則是比較屬於第一人稱的用法 比如: I have been sick for 2...
...很久，若你預料短期會康復，寫成He had been being ill , when the doctor was sent for. 亦可 3.雖然英文有主觀判斷，但亦...