顾左右而言他

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mencius

Literally: look left and right, then talk about something else

Idiom[edit]

顾左右而言他 (simplified, Pinyin gù zuǒyòu ér yán tā, traditional 顧左右而言他)

  1. to try and change the subject