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顾影自怜
Simplified 顾影自怜
Traditional 顧影自怜
Pin Yin
gu4 ying3 zi4 ling2
English
  • admire oneself; lament oneself lonely
Examples:
1. 在那些既是顾影自怜而又自命不凡的字眼后面,事情本身的是非曲直是无可争辩的。
Behind the words, at once self-pitying and vainglorious, the merits of the case were overwhelming.
2. 陷入顾影自怜的泥沼
Get oneself into a slough of self-pity
3. 她那洁白纤细的手指,她那珠圆玉润的颈项,她那时红时白的脸颊,使人一见,就觉得她的容貌就象那种诗意地自比为顾影自怜的天鹅的英国美女。
Her white and slender fingers, her pearly neck, her cheeks tinted with varying hues reminded one of the lovely Englishwomen who have been so poetically compared in their manner to the gracefulness of a swan.
4. 看到小潘躲在房间深处,怎样对着镜子,顾影自怜,用人工方法掩盖那一片废墟,你一定会觉得那是一场既精彩又伤心的表演。
It must have been a grand but melancholy sight to see Pen in the recesses of his apartment, sadly contemplating his ravaged beauty and the artificial means of hiding its ruin.
5. 她已经懂得顾影自怜
She was interested in her charms.
6. 两兄妹都到了爱美的年龄,每天总对着镜子顾影自怜,但妈妈常常只给妹妹买漂亮衣服,哥哥为此对爸抱怨此事,父亲安慰道:外销的东西要特别讲究包装!
Two sibling arrived to love beautiful age, everyday always to the mirror self-affected, but mom often buys beautiful clothes to the little sister only, the elder brother blames this matter for this pair of pa, father comforts: The thing of export wants particularly exquisite pack!