我田引水

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 1 Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

Literally: drawing water to one's own rice paddy fields

Noun[edit]

我田引水 (hiragana がでんいんすい, romaji gaden'insui)

  1. turning everything to one's own advantage
  2. to draw into one's own frame of logic