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招摇过市
Simplified 招摇过市
Traditional 招榣過巿
Pin Yin
zhao1 yao2 guo4 shi4
English
  • swagger through the street
Examples:
1. 漫无目的地招摇过市
Drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously.
2. 招摇过市我可不愿意。
I hate to draw attention to myself.
3. 在谢泼德所处的时代,强盗在光天化日、众目睽睽之下拦路抢劫,还大摇大摆、得意洋洋地招摇过市,如入无人之境。
In Sheppard's day highwaymen committed robberies in broad daylight, in sight of a crowd, and rode solemnly and triumphantly through the town without danger of molestation.
4. 而一批批低素质的人士又把华人丑陋的一面带到国外去招摇过市,造成许多坏影响。
Meanwhile, our younger generation (those who know little about our profound culture) will continue to portray Chinese in a superficial manner.
5. 若夫暗藏之汪精卫,则招摇过市,窃据要津;匿影藏形,深入社会。
The latter are either craftily seizing key posts and swaggering about, or working obscurely and worming their way into all walks of life.
6. 穿着奇装异服招摇过市的大有人在。
There are quite some people swaggering through the streets in outlandish clothes.
7. 没有必要在亲属面前招摇过市显示他们之间的关系。
There was no sense in advertising their relationship around the family.
8. 她们穿着新裙子招摇过市
They flashed it away in their new dresses.
9. 女王巡幸,招摇过市,全然是先王后裔大亮相。
What he had to say was simple: The Queen is his greatest come-on.