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fast; quick; swift knife behead; chop tangled skein; tremendous muddle; jumble
trad. (快刀斬亂麻) 亂麻
simp. (快刀斩乱麻) 乱麻
alternative forms 快刀斬麻快刀斩麻
快刀斷亂麻快刀断乱麻
快刀斬亂絲快刀斩乱丝

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快刀斬亂麻

  1. (figuratively) to cut the Gordian knot; to solve a complex problem using a decisive and effective method

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