神龍見首不見尾

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: one can see the head of a heavenly dragon, but not the tail

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Idiom[edit]

神龍見首不見尾

  1. to maintain an air of mystery, to not reveal oneself; to play cat and mouse; to remain aloof