- 挺 [tǐng]
- （伸直或凸出） stick out; bulge or protrude; straighten up:
throw out one's chest; square one's shoulders; 挺胸
straighten one's back; straighten up; 挺起腰杆- （勉强支撑） stand; hold out; bear; endure:
can bear [stand] pains; 挺得住伤痛
succeeded in pulling through the illness; 挺过了一场大病
- （硬而直） stiff; straight; erect; upright:
an erect bearing; 挺直的体态
well-ironed uniform; 笔挺的制服- （特出; 杰出） distinguished; standing out:
outstanding; distinguished 英挺
- （很） very; quite; pretty; rather:
be very diligent in one's work; 工作挺勤奋
It's rather [pretty; quite] cold today. 今天挺冷。
two heavy machine guns 两挺重机枪
She held her head erect and her back straight.
"The director seems rather fierce, but his heart is in the right place."
She does Mrs. Thatcher rather well.
It is rather cool than not.
I was surprisedto see him at the jazz club; I always thought of him as a rather staid old gentleman.