it had come down to him


Senior Member
Portuguese // French

¿Como puedo traducir este "it had come down to him"? Muchas gracias.

(el protagonista está muy enfermo)
He sat up, slowly reached under the pillow and pulled out the calendar and pen. He looked at the dates in December, all of which had been crossed out up to December twentieth. Over three decades of life, marriage, fatherhood, defending his country, and working hard, it had come down to him marking off the few days left.
  • SusanBryan

    Senior Member
    Spanish- Br. English
    I would translate it as ´se había acostumbrado a tachar los días que quedaban.´