"Elle est presque morte."
Those were the words I heard from Alex today as we walked to pick up Oleann.
It is polite to greet people and during our stroll, we came upon an elderly woman checking her mail. Alex and I exchanged multiple greetings with her from "salut" to "bonjour" to "hallo".
We had only walked a few steps away from her when he told me, "Maggie, elle est presque morte," which literally means, "She's almost dead."