Crowning glory 至高荣耀

更新时间 2012年 5月 9日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间16:26
The Queen during the State Opening of Parliament

The Queen on her way to the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament. Photo: Leon Neal

Crowning glory 至高荣耀


The State Opening of Parliament is when the Queen delivers a speech outlining the government's plans for the year ahead. Traditions surrounding the ceremony date back to the 16th century.

The State Opening of Parliament 国家议会正式开幕指的是英国女王在议会的演讲, 宣读政府起草的新议会年度立法、施政重点等。这个传统仪式要追溯到16 世纪。

如果形容某事是 a tall order 那么就意味着这是一项非常艰巨的任务。


Zinedine Zidane was a wonderful footballer. His crowning glory was scoring twice when France won the World Cup.

The crowning glory of the Sistine Chapel is its painted ceiling.

There are many interesting places to visit in China, but for most the Great Wall is the crowning glory.


如果某人 glory in something, 那么意思就是他非常喜欢某件事情或为这件事情感到自豪。

Kate gloried in her success after winning the award. She partied all night and loved the attention.


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