一針見血

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
needle; pin; injection
 
appear; to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview
blood; blood
trad. (一針見血)
simp. (一针见血)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

一針見血

  1. hit the nail on the head