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一手托兩家

See also: 一手托两家

ChineseEdit

 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
hand; convenient; ‑er to hold in one's hand; to entrust; to support in one's palm
 
both; two; ounce; some; a few; tael
 
home; family; ‑ist; ‑er; ‑ian; measure word for stores and schools
trad. (一手托兩家)
simp. (一手托两家)
Literally: “to hold hands with both parties”.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

一手托兩家

  1. to serve as an honest broker between two parties