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11:59 Nov 15, 2008
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:high-flying
A quick glance at the headlines suggested that Harvard president Larry Summers was the catalyst. He had offered some ideas about why there might be fewer women than men in high-flying academic science, math, and engineering careers.
adj : (informal) pretentious; "high-flown talk of preserving the
moral tone of the school"; "a high-flying dissertation
on the means to attain social revolution" [syn: high-flown,