八九不離十

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Chinese[edit]

eight; 8 nine; 9 (negative prefix); not; no
 
to leave; to depart; to go away; from
ten; 10
trad. (八九不離十)
simp. (八九不离十)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: eight and nine are not separated from ten

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

八九不離十

  1. (colloquial) almost
    目前八九不離十!!
    At present, there are already people who have almost guessed it!!

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