You’re a bit crooked

AlexanderIII

Senior Member
Russian
Dear all,
this is from the novel The Game of Hope by Sandra Gulland. Hortensia meets her granddad at the celebration of the Republican New Year in Paris in 1798.

“There you are,” Ém said, wheeling around Grandpapa’s invalid chair.
“You’re a bit crooked, Grandpapa,” I said, and he cackled. “Your trip into the city went smoothly?”

I guess upset here means upset / downcast / depressed. Is this correct?
 
  • suzi br

    Senior Member
    English / England
    I think it refers to adjusting his wheelchair, which is what she is doing as she says this. Straightening his position in the space.
     
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