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Chinese slangs

出风头
Seek (or be in) the limelight.

【发音】chū fēng tóu

【释义】出头露面表现自己,以引起众人的注目;也指显露锋芒,展示才华。
            This phrase describes someone likes showing off himself so as to catch others’ attention. It also means that one is bravery to show his or her talents before the public.

【例1】她就喜欢抢镜头,出风头。
           She loves to steal the show and be the centre of attention.

【例2】他们从来不出风头。
           They never push themselves forward.

 

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