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翘首以待
Simplified 翘首以待
Traditional 趬首以待
Pin Yin
qiao2 shou3 yi3 dai4
English
  • be on the tiptoe of expectation
Examples:
1. “我正翘首以待呐,贝西尔,”他的同伴瞅着他说。
"I am all expectation, Basil," continued his companion, glancing at him.
2. 中午时分,雷鸣般的烟火拉开了“番茄大战”的帷幕。五辆大卡车将120吨西红柿卸到布诺狭窄的中心街道,三万五千人正在那里翘首以待西红柿炮弹的到来。
"With a thundering firework at midday signalling the start of the "Tomatina",five trucks dumped 120 tonnes of plum tomatoes into Bunol's narrow central street where 35,000 people were expectantly awaiting the ammunition."
3. 至于在8月5日足总社区盾的比赛中,弗格森会对切尔西排出怎样的阵型恐怕不仅仅是穆里尼奥所关注的,更是人人翘首以待的。
As for Ferguson's team when United face Chelsea in the FA Community Shield on August 5, that is anyone's guess. Jose Mourinho might have to guess too.
4. 翘首以待|殷切期望
Be on the tiptoe of expectation
5. 活动还没开始,会场就挤得水泄不通。本科生,研究生,新生,老生情绪高涨,翘首以待,走道里坐凳子的,站着的,甚至席地而坐的同学也有很多。
Before the fixed time,the hall was full of people.The students were all have a high spirit,and lots of people hadn't seats.
6. 欧洲堡垒已成为越来越多的欧洲人翘首以待的目标。
Fortress Europe has become a goal that more and more Europeans aspire to
7. 翘首以待他来。
I am on the tiptoe of expectation for his coming.
8. 人们翘首以待的结果当2005年赢得全国歌唱比赛“超级女声”冠军的李宇春没有在这个榜上获得一席之地时而白日化。
The eagerly awaited finale led to furor when Li Yuchun, who reached stardom after winning the national singing contest "Super Voice Girls" in 2005, failed to gain a position on the beauty list.
9. 全国上下都在翘首以待,看自己的国家能否成功申办2002年世界杯赛。
The whole country are waiting to see whether they will be successful in their Bid to host the 2002 World Cup.
10. 对于您的来访,我们翘首以待
We will raise our heads and look forward to your visit.