English translation of '水涨船高'
(shuǐ zhǎng chuán gāo)
⇒ 留学生越来越多,学费也水涨船高。(Liúxuéshēng yuèláiyuè duō, xuéfèi yě shuǐ zhǎng chuán gāo.)
The number of overseas students is continually increasing, and there has been a corresponding increase in tuition fees.
⇒ 足球运动员出了名,其身价也水涨船高。(Zúqiú yùndòngyuán chūle míng, qí shēnjià yě shuǐ zhǎng chuán gāo.)
Once a footballer has made a name for himself, his social status increases along with his fame.
Translation of 水涨船高 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary