虚を捨てて実を取る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Verb[edit]

虚を捨てて実を取る (godan conjugation, hiragana きょをすててじつをとる, romaji kyo o sutete jitsu o toru)

  1. to discard the shadow for the substance; compare take the shadow for the substance.