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问鼎
Simplified 问鼎
Traditional 問鼎
Pin Yin
wen4 ding3
English
  • lit. to inquire of the tripods (成语 saw); fig. to plan to seize power of the whole country
  • grand ambitions to win
Examples:
1. 让你问鼎巅峰的动力; 助你马到成功的力量 (苹果公司的口号)
"""The Power to be Your Best."" "
2. 克莱门斯曾说过他只愿意为有机会问鼎冠军盃的球队效力,这回他却加入了先发投手群表现不稳及受伤频传的洋基队。
Clemens, who had said he would pitch only for a team with hopes of playoff contention, will join a Yankees club that has seen its starting pitching suffer through an extended stretch of injuries and struggles.
3. 在足球比赛中,科威特队如果要想问鼎冠军,就必须在今天与“黑马”巴勒斯坦队的比赛中获胜。
In football competition, Kuwait has to win today's match against Palestine, a team long regarded as a "black horse", before it has a chance to compete for the championship.
4. 参议员奥巴马已经开始角逐民主党候选人来问鼎白宫。
Senator Barack Obama has started reaching out to Democrats about a possible bid for the White House.
5. "这一冒险在这位大牌明星获金球奖提名时得到了回报,而且据说还有望问鼎奥斯卡金像。
That risk has paid off[5] in a Golden Globe nomination for the mega-star[6] and talk of a shot at Oscar gold.
6. 世界杯赛是一种大型系列比赛,许多国家都派出球队参加角逐,看哪个球队能问鼎
The Cup is a series of games in which teams from many countries play to see which is the best.
7. 这次是中国女孩子篮问鼎夺冠的最好机会。
This time will is China's best chance.
8. 问鼎中原
To aspire after the throne
9. 有意问鼎高层的人,务必帮助同事,部属和上司卓然有成。
To position yourself for the top, create success for your peers, your subordinates and your superiors.
10. 谁能想到,这部加字幕的外语功夫片能进入美国主流影院,并一路问鼎奥斯卡?
Who would have thought a subtitled,foreign language kung fu movie would make it into mainstream American cinema and all the way to the Oscars?