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活灵活现
Simplified 活灵活现
Traditional 活靈活現
Pin Yin
huo2 ling2 huo2 xian4
English
  • living spirit, living image (成语 saw); true to life
  • vivid and realistic
Examples:
1. 他把那个鬼的故事讲得活灵活现
He made the ghost story come to life.
2. 我常常活灵活现地给他们讲这个互相辱骂的家庭,他们沮丧的沉默、他们彼此之间的漠不关心。
I used to divert them with vivid word pictures of the cursing family, their brooding silences, their indifference toward one another.
3. 谁也不能象狄更斯那样使小说中的人物活灵活现
No one can breathe life into characters the way Dickens can.
4. 她把那些事件描述得活灵活现,我几乎象是能够亲眼目睹了。
She described the events so graphically that I could almost see them.
5. 声音和活动画面使信息变得活灵活现
Sound and movement make information come alive.
6. 这些书籍活灵活现,激发了他们的想象。
The books came to life and fueled their imaginations.
7. 他们熟悉奥登活灵活现描写过的那种荒凉景象。
They know the atmosphere of those bleak landscapes so well evoked by Auden.
8. 活灵活现地描述用精确的笔法灵活地描写或描绘
To describe or portray with deft precision.
9. 到了吃晚饭的时候,华格把这件事大肆宣染,描摹得活灵活现
Wagg told the story at dinner very smartly, with wonderful accuracy of observation.