雷厉风行

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 雷厲風行

Etymology[edit]

Literally: with the power of a thunderbolt and the speed of wind

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin léi lì fēng xíng
Zhuyin ㄌㄟˊ ㄌㄧˋ ㄈㄥ ㄒㄧㄥˊ
IPA (key) /leɪ̯³⁵ li⁵¹ fɤŋ⁵⁵ ɕiŋ³⁵/

Idiom[edit]

雷厉风行 (simplified, Pinyin léi lì fēng xíng, traditional 雷厲風行)

  1. (to carry out orders, policies etc.) vigorously and speedily; vigorously and resolutely