攻其无备,出其不意

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From: The Art of War, by Sunzi ("Laying Plans, Number 24")

Literally: Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

攻其无备,出其不意

  1. catch somebody unawares