Last modified on 4 January 2015, at 23:11

一網打盡

ChineseEdit

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
net; network
 
beat; strike; break; mix up; build; fight; fetch; make; tie up; issue; shoot; calculate; since; from; dozen
 
to use up; to exhaust; to end; to finish; to the utmost; exhausted; finished; to the limit (of sth)
trad. (一網打盡)
simp. (一网打尽)

EtymologyEdit

Literally: gather all in one net

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

一網打盡

  1. roundup, wholesale arrest; rounding up the herd with one throw

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