Question How do you translate this?

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  1. Hotato

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    “盟主,你就给这位先生展示一下你的轻功,什么叫踩沙如平地,踏燕似归鸿! "

    I have no idea what this part meant 踏燕似归鸿
    Thanks!
     
  2. underwaterrain

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    Just googling the phrase brings you to the poem "南来飞燕北归鸿", maybe it could be using the poem's imagery?
     
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    踏燕 probably refers to this, particularly this part:
    归鸿 means 归来的大雁, as in "a returning/migrating grey/bean goose"
    so probably what this part is saying is the 盟主 moves through the air very quickly when using qinggong
     
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