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出人头地 

chū rén tóu dì

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Above the level of human heads

Definition 定义

To be successful; to perform above the average standard; to be superior to the average person

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Come out on top; get ahead; stand out from the crowd; be a cut above the rest

Example 例句

那位执行长的父母曾教导他如果想要出人头地,就必须努力工作、当个正直的人并要善良对待身边的人。这些都是她成功的秘密。 The CEO's parents taught her that in order to get ahead in life, she has to work hard, live with integrity, and be kind to others. This is the secret to her success.

Similar 相似词

崭露头角

Opposite 相反词

暧暧内含光、默默无闻
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