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高高在上
Simplified 高高在上
Traditional 高高在上
Pin Yin
gao1 gao1 zai4 shang4
English
  • set up on high (成语 saw); not in touch with reality
  • aloof and remote
Examples:
1. 冬季惨白的日轮高高在上,把雾照得通亮。
High overhead, the pale disc of the winter sun paints the mist with brightness.
2. 你竟敢用这样高高在上的口气对我讲话?
How dare you talk down to me like this?
3. 艾克曼中校是一个只听见人们窃窃私议的高高在上的险恶姓名。
Lieutenant Colonel Eichmann is a remote evil name only whispered.
4. 惠特福德先生高高在上,从来不注意小人物。
Mr. Whitford stands aloof from any notice of small fry.
5. 可怜的小范妮!我对她采取了高高在上的态度,告诉她叫我“先生”。
Poor little Fanny! It went to my heart to adopt the grand air with her, and tell her to call me 'sir'.
6. 他不喜欢丽莉并非因为后者聪明漂亮,高高在上
She did not dislike Lily because the latter was brilliant and predominant.
7. 这种接触使他高高在上
The contact exalted him.
8. 这种万籁无声的树林,四面都是高耸的树干,繁茂的枝叶高高在上,只容透过微弱的阳光。
The silent forests are filled with columns of great trunks lighted dimly by sun filtered through leaves far above.
9. 那时候,他是我们至高无上的元首:一个高高在上、令重如山、不可一世的军事首脑。
Then he was still our all masterful FUHRER: a remote, demanding, difficult warlord.
10. 那时候,他是我们至高无上的领袖:一个高高在上、令重如山、不可一世的军事首脑。
Then he was still our all masterful leader: a remote, demanding, difficult warlord.