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Simplfied Chinese
一针见血
Traditional Chinese
一針見血
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī zhēn jiàn xiě
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 jam1 gin3 hyut3
Short definition to get to the point
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions to strike a vein on one's first attemptCantofish iconAdso icon / lit. to draw blood on the first prickMDBG icon / to get to the pointCantofish icon / fig. to hit the nail on the headMDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: to strike a vein on one's first attempt
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: to get to the point; to strike a vein on one's first attempt
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: lit. to draw blood on the first prick; fig. to hit the nail on the head
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