Walk tall 昂首挺胸

更新时间 2012年 11月 13日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间15:00
Men on stilts celebrating the Colombian city of Cartagena's independence.

The city of Cartagena celebrates its independence with a parade and beauty pageants.

今日小常识

Today, walking on stilts, or stilt walking, tends to be for entertainment for children. But in the past stilts were often used for crossing rivers and marshes.

如今踩高跷往往出现在儿童娱乐节目中。但在过去,高跷则常常用于跨越河流和沼泽。

今日短语

短语 walk tall 意思是昂首挺胸,对自己的能力有信心,充满自信。

例句

I can walk tall because I really am proud of my job as a nurse. I believe I can make a difference.

Making presentations can be scary. After I did them a couple of times my confidence really improved. Now I just go out and walk tall and enjoy them!

请注意

A tall tale 是指一个夸张荒诞的故事,不能让人相信。

My mate said he went to China and met Jet Li and they learned kung fu together and even shot a movie. But I don't believe him. He's full of tall tales.

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