Journey in Life: "Fire in the belly" nghĩa là gì?

Saturday, May 11, 2019

"Fire in the belly" nghĩa là gì?

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'Fire in the belly' = lửa (rực cháy) trong người -> nghĩa là đam mê, quyết tâm, tham vọng.

Ví dụ
Recounting a tour of the facility, Baker said he was impressed (ấn tượng) by the passion of the student-researchers he spoke with. "The fire in the belly that came with it was really meaningful (có ý nghĩa) and moving (xúc động) to me," said Baker.

There is something wrong with anyone who has never had any fire in the belly. It has become conventional wisdom that only emotional eunuchs (thái giám) can succeed in modern politics. I wish more candidates would defy that convention.

“I lost in the play-offs with Bradford two years ago and that is an extra bit of fire in the belly. I know what it feels like to lose in the play-offs and it not a nice feeling. All the hard work we have put in over the season to put ourselves in this position, now we are chomping at the bit and relishing the challenge. Win three games are we will be promoted.

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