"Derring-do" nghĩa là gì?

Santo & Johnny Thunderball. Mister Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Photo courtesy Johan Oomen.

'Derring-do' nghĩa là hành động gan dạ/táo bạo (action displaying heroic courage).

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The families in Molenbeek and other areas are often shocked to discover their children have been recruited by a mix of back street preachers, social media and a growing network of hometown jihadists spreading tales of derring-do in Syria.

The rarefied (tinh vi và tế nhị) world of the Rothschilds and the Barings was the one Junius Morgan aspired to—a world hitherto barred to Americans. After Peabody’s death, he needed some dazzling derring-do with which to leap into the top ranks of Victorian finance.

A crusading young British intelligence officer, C (Andrew Scott, Moriarty on TV’s Sherlock), wants to replace Bond and his “prehistoric” stalk-and-shoot derring-do with a new multi-national initiative, using global surveillance and drones to keep track of criminals—as well as everyone else.

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