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走钢丝
Simplified 走钢丝
Traditional 走鋼絲
Pin Yin
zou3 gang1 si1
English
  • to walk a tightrope
  • fig. to take a risk
Examples:
1. 保持平衡的人表演平衡技巧的人,如走钢丝
A person who performs feats of balance, such as tightrope walking.
2. 善于走钢丝的杂技演员
Acrobats skilled in wirework.
3. 南非从来都是在走钢丝
As always, South Africa is walking a tightrope.
4. 她敢于不用网子走钢丝
She dared to walk the tightrope without a net.
5. 杂技演员走钢丝时, 观众都屏住了呼吸.
The audience held its/their breath as the acrobat walked along the tightrope.
6. 孩子们在看走钢丝表演时都紧张极了。
The children were all strung up over the show of wirewalking.
7. 鼎鼎大名的卜朗亭快要在花园另一头表演走钢丝了。
The famous Blondin was going to perform on a tight-rope in another part of the garden.
8. 新任首相的处境仍然如走钢丝般岌岌可危
The incoming prime minister is still on a hazardous political tightrope(or high wire)
9. 表演走钢丝
To do high wire