Walk tall 昂首挺胸

更新時間 2012年 11月 13日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間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.

今日小常識

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.

如今踩高蹺往往出現在兒童娛樂節目中。但在過去,高蹺則常常用於跨越河流和沼澤。

今日短語

短語 walk tall 意思是昂首挺胸,對自己的能力有信心,充滿自信。

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!

請注意

A tall tale 是指一個誇張荒誕的故事,不能讓人相信。

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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