一針見血

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一针见血
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: see blood with one (prick of the) needle

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīzhēn jiàn xiě [Phonetic: zhēn jiàn xiě]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄓㄣ ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄒㄧㄝˇ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂən⁵⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹ ɕi̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

IdiomEdit

一針見血 (traditional, Pinyin yī zhēn jiàn xiě, simplified 一针见血)

  1. hit the nail on the head
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