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卧薪尝胆
Simplified 卧薪尝胆
Traditional 臥薪嚐膽
Pin Yin
wo4 xin1 chang2 dan3
English
  • lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (成语 saw); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge
Examples:
1. 卧薪尝胆, 图谋报复。
He endured hardships to plan retaliation.
2. 到目前为止,聪格斯先生[争取选民支持]相当成功——这些选民多半与他背景相同——因为他的沉重,不上镜头的相貌,以及淳朴的言词投合很多选民的心意。他们觉得在里根与布什当政数年的浪费与浮夸之后,应该卧薪尝胆
So far, Mr.Tsongas has succeeded-mostly with voters whose background is similar to his own-because his dour, untelegenic visage and unvarnished rhetoric suits the mood of many voters who feel they have to take their medicine, after the airy excesses and inflated promises of the Reagan-Bush years.
3. 到目前为止,聪格斯先生[争取选民支持]相当成功——这些选民多半与他背景相同——因为他的沉重,不上镜头的相貌,以及淳朴的言词投合很多选民的心意。他们觉得在里根与布什当政数年的浪费与浮夸之后,应该卧薪尝胆
So far, Mr.Tsongas has succeeded—mostly with voters whose background is similar to his own—because his dour, untelegenic visage and unvarnished rhetoric suits the mood of many voters who feel they have to take their medicine, after the airy excesses and inflated promises of the Reagan-Bush years.