一手托兩家

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一手托两家
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: to hold hands with both parties

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīshǒu tuō liǎngjiā [Phonetic: shǒu tuō liǎngjiā]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄕㄡˇ ㄊㄨㄛ ㄌㄧㄤˇ ㄐㄧㄚ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʂoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ tʰu̯ɔ⁵⁵ li̯ɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi̯a̠⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

一手托兩家 (traditional, Pinyin yī shǒu tuō liǎng jiā, simplified 一手托两家)

  1. to serve as an honest broker between two parties
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 13:06