cocte177 (cocte177) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Hello everybody!
I have a question about register in Chinese. 

I have the feeling that the expression 奄奄一息 belongs to a formal register, but I have no proof of that. Can someone illuminate me, please?

I give you a little bit more context in case you needed it:

宋凡平奄奄一息了,这六个红袖章才发现自己饿了,他们暂时放过了宋凡平,向着苏妈的点心店走来。
Thanks a lot in advance!

x-posted to zhongwen
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