Rest on your laurels 居功自傲 不求進步

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今日短語

表達 「rest on your laurels」 用來描述一個人滿足於目前的成就,不求進步的表現。這是一個帶有貶義色彩的說法,人們常用它來批評一個人安於過去的成就和功勞,沾沾自喜、不思進取。

例句

She never rests on her laurels – she constantly strives to achieve more and more.
她從不滿足於自己的既得成就,而是不斷地努力,勇於進取。

Just because you got great grades for your coursework, don’t rest on your laurels. You still have exams to do!
不要只因為你的課程作業成績優異,就沾沾自喜、不思進取。你還有很多考試要參加呢!

When the tennis player became the youngest champion ever, she didn’t just rest on her laurels. She continued to train hard every day.
當這名網球運動員成為有史以來最年輕的冠軍之後,她並沒有安於自己的榮譽。她依然每天堅持刻苦訓練。