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老当益壮,穷当益坚

                 Chinese Proverbs

 

lǎo
dāng
zhuàng,
qióng
dāng
jiān
壮,

 
                                  Old but vigorous, poor but ambitious.

解释 ( paraphrase )
人老了,更应该充满干劲;人穷了,更应该坚强有志气。
这条谚语告诉我们:越是在困难的条件下,越应该有发奋的精神和顽强的毅力,不能被各种困难吓倒。

This proverb encourage us to pluck up courage when confronted with difficulties and never to be daunted.

当:应当。
      Should.

更:更加。
      More.

同义词 ( synonym )
老骥伏枥(lǎo jì fú lì)
人老心不老,人穷志不穷

造句 ( example )
望着他们老当益壮的身影,听着他们高亢悠扬的歌声,要不是他们满头的银发,我真不敢相信这是一群年已古稀的老人!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 18:36
 

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