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理直气壮

lǐ zhí qì zhuàng

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Reasoning is straight, spirit is strong

Definition 定义

To be confident and vigorous because reason and logic are on one's side; justified

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Rightly; in the right; on the side of justice; nothing to hide

Example 例句

你喝止恶霸本来就没有错,所以可以理直气壮地跟你妈妈说明真相啊! You did nothing wrong by scolding the bully, so you could have explained the situation to your mom with total confidence.

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